Common Sorrel. Nat. Ord. Poly-gonacese. Linn. Syst. Hexandria Trigynia.

Med. Prop. and Action The leaves (off.) are refrigerant and diuretic, and form an agreeable drink in fever*. It has also been used with success in Scurry. Magendie || observes, that where large quantities have been employed as food, the Oxalic Acid which they contain passes through the kidneys, and frequently gives rise to mulberry calculus.