With its pleasant sour taste, sorrel is an interesting wild herb that blends well in many dishes with herbs. The name sorrel is a pleonasm, as the syllable "ampfer" translates as sour.

Taste. The taste of sorrel can be described as sour and fresh, which is why sorrel goes particularly well in combination with leaf salads.

Effect. Its vitamin C content is usually between 50 and 100 mg per 100 grams of sorrel herb significantly higher than many other herbs. Besides vitamin C, the plant also contains sufficient vitamin B1, B2, B6 and E. The other ingredients are also beneficial to prevent anemia, also have a blood purifying and diuretic effect. Also important in sorrel are the bitter substances and tannins, which activate the production of digestive juices and make hearty meals easier to digest. In the past, sorrel was therefore also used to treat gastrointestinal complaints.