Wood Sorrel - Wood sorrel tubers have less oxalic acid than other parts of the plants so they aren't as tangy. Their flavor is somewhat like a carrot and so that's how I use them: raw, steamed, or tossed into stews. Excessive amounts of oxalic acid can lead to kidney stones in some people. Be sure to drink plenty of water when eating wood sorrel. Also avoid dairy products...
Tibetans use the liquor from boiled rhubarb leaves as natural mordant that works best with animal fibres. Apparently, a pound of rhubarb leaves can mordant several pounds of fibre. Make sure you boil the leaves in a well-ventilated area, as the fumes can cause problems, and note that rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid, which is a poison, and should not be eaten.
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,
WARNING - SUPER HIGH OXALATE FOODS --- The Role of Oxalates in Autism and Chronic Disorders (including CHRONIC FATIGUE AND FIBROMYALGIA & VULVODYNIA) --- Treatments includes: 1) calcium citrate for a total of 1000 mg (one gram) of calcium a day 2) magnesium citrate about 300-400 mg a day 3) probiotics and anti-fungal medication to help to control Candida 4) amino acid arginine 5) omega-3 fatty acids 6) pyridoxine form of vitamin B6 100 mg daily