What does wood sorrel taste like?
Leaves, flowers, and seed pods (which resemble miniature okra fruits) are all edible. Wood sorrel will begin to wilt almost immediately after harvesting, so it's best eaten on the spot. Its tangy, somewhat sour flavor—reminiscent of citrus—makes it an excellent garnish in just about any salad.
Can you drink too much sorrel?
Sorrel is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in large amounts, since it might increase the risk of developing kidney stones. There is also a report of death after consuming a large amount (500 grams) of sorrel.
How do you control wood sorrel?
Oxalis can be removed by hand or dug up using a hoe or spade. To prevent spreading seed throughout your lawn, plants should be removed while they're still young and developing, before the flowers and seed capsules form. The entire root system must be removed or the plant will grow back from any pieces left in the soil.
How does wood sorrel spread?
Appearance. Most wood sorrels grow less than 16 inches tall and spread via underground runners to form extensive carpets. Their heart-shaped leaves can range in color from bright green to purplish and red tones, depending on the variety.
Is Sorrel good for diabetes?
The plant also helps to maintain regular bowel movements, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar. The sorrel fibre may also help ward against certain health conditions including cancer, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
How long does sorrel last?