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Rumex acetosella
Sheep's sorrel
Family:
Polygonaceae


picture: mid-August 2004

Origin:
Europe

Type:

annual

Flowering/Fruiting:

Uses/Part used:
herb

Catchtail Comments:
Sheep's sorrel shows up everwhere and spreads wildly! Fortunately the chickens love it and we feed them mounds of it whenever we undertake a weeding project. Essiac is also a component of an anti cancer formula called ESSIAC.

Links:
http://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/sorshe67.html

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