Hardy perennial of the fields up to more than 2 000 m from 0,30 to 1 m of which one uses the leaves, stems and roots.
Sorrel is laxative, purifying, and also stimulates the appetite.
In external use : Abscess, acne, insect bite, dermatosis.
Infusion : 20 g for one liter of water ; 3 cups a day.
Sorrel is appreciated in salads or soups for its slightly acid taste.