Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) is a lemony-tasting garden herb that possesses immunity-boosting benefits. Originally a popular English herb, it eventually spread to the continent. The plant reaches two feet in height, with freshly stems, arrow-shaped leaves, and whorled spikes with reddish-green flowers. Sorrel’s cooling properties were considered effective against “hot“ ailments-inflammation, malaria fevers, and violent moods. It contains healthful flavonoids, antioxidants, and anthocyanins,, and can be used to treat high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The herbs tannins clear nasal passages, and sorrel can also improve eyesight, boost immunity, strengthen bones, and slow aging. The herb is rich in vitamins C, A, and B9, and in potassium, magnesium, sodium, calcium, and iron.