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Wood Sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)

Slightly toxic

Wood Sorrel


diuretic, thirst-quenching

Areas of application:

has a cleansing effect on the organism, as a fever reliever, missed menstruation, pain reliever, sunburn, burns

Plant parts used:


Collection time:

Spring to early summer

To find:

In the forest in shady places, in undergrowth or under trees, on slopes and in mountain landscapes.


Oxalic acid, antraquinones, clover salt


☕ Tea: 1 teaspoon of dried leaves are poured with 1/4 liter of boiling water and left to steep for 10 minutes. Drink throughout the day.

Due to the oxalic acid in wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), you should not eat huge quantities.

🛑 Caution: People who are prone to stone formation and those with kidney disease should not use sorrel.

The clover salt it contains is a bleaching agent and removes stains.

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