Sorrel is a plant. People use the above ground parts for medicine.

People take sorrel in combination with other ingredients for swelling (inflammation) of the nasal cavity and sinuses (rhinosinusitis), and for swelling (inflammation) of the main airways in the lung (bronchitis). But there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Sorrel is also used as an ingredient in sauces and soups.

How does it work ?

Sorrel contains tannins, which have a drying effect to reduce mucous production.

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