Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)
A shrub that lines highways in North America, Italy and the Middle East. Sumac is a a true superfood that has exceptionally high antioxidant properties which neutralize free radicals and decrease the onset of aging prematurely and diseases. Studies have proved that this wild edible will improve glycemic control, reduce cholesterol levels and provide better cardiovascular health. It is both antibacterial and antimicrobial due to concentrations of malic acid and a natural astringent due to concentrations of tannic acid. In ayurvedic medicine it is considered a cooling herb to the system.
Sumac Wild Sea Salt has a tangy, citrus finish and is a great seasoning for fish, vegetables, beans or even chicken.