Latin Name : Rumex Acetosella
Country of Origin: Germany
Sorrel is a nutritional powerhouse, providing significant amounts of important micronutrients, including vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that helps you to maintain healthy vision, skin, immune function, growth, and reproductive health. You’ll also get a significant boost of vitamin C, an important antioxidant that helps your body to resist infection.
– Sorrel has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering bad cholesterol and helping to prevent clogged arteries.
– The root of sorrel has the ability to absorb iron from the soil so it is considered from the Middle Ages that acts against anemia. It also contains sulfur, phosphorus, roumikini and sorrel acid.
– The leaves contain a large amount of oxalic acid. It is diuretic,antipyretic, tonic and purifies the body, .
– Considered a herb with excellent pharmaceutical properties particularly for those suffering from hemorrhoids, dysentery, jaundice, or tuberculosis.