Wood Sorrel Scientific name: Oxalis species What: leaves How: salad, seasoning Where: shady undergrowth When: spring, summer Nutritional Value: Vitamins A & C Dangers: Contains some oxalic acid, limit consumption to a small handful per day.
Prev post1 of 3Next You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Kidney stones are a very common health problem. They form from the chemicals in urine, such as uric acid, phosphorous, calcium and oxalic acid. Other common causes of kidney stones are excessive consumption of vitamin D, a mineral imbalance,
Lambs Quarters (Chenopodium album) - Edible parts: Saponins in the seeds are toxic and should not be eaten in excess. It contains some oxalic acid therefore when raw, eat in small quantities. Cooking removes this acid. It can be eaten in salads or added to smoothies and juices. Steaming is 1 method of cooking, or can be added to soups, sautés, etc. Drying is a way to add this nutritious plant to your meals throughout the winter or you can blanch and freeze the leaves.