Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Side effects of sorrel

(Rumex acetosa)

Consequences of taking sorrel

Sorrel

- Contact dermatitis with fresh plant: Touching this plant can bve responssible for manyu cases of skin dermatitis.

- Intestinal disorders: Sorrel can cause digestive problems such as:

- Abdominal pain

- Flatulence

- Cramps

- Diarrhea

- Swollen belly.

To reduce cramping, intestinal gas and discomfort, it can be combined with anise or fennel.

- Allergy: pollen of this plant can cause allergies.

- Oxalates: Sorrel is very rich in oxalates. They form a compound with the calcium in the blood that accumulates in renal tubules, increasing the risk of kidney stones (nephrolithiasis). Nor should people take sorrel with nephritis and other kidney diseases.

punto rojo More information about sorrel in the listing above.

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