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SHEEP. A wether more than a year old. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 331, S. C.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Sheep sorrel means your soil is acidic and infertile.
*Fox uses red sorrel, wood sorrel, and sheep sorrel from Ubuntu's garden, but any kind of sorrel will work.
Essiac contains a mixture of four herbs: burdock root (Arctium lappa), sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella), slippery elm (Ulmus rubra), and turkey rhubarb (Rheum officinale), but the precise proportions are uncertain and it is not known whether the product marketed today as Essiac or related products such as Flor-Essence replicate the original formulation.