Scientific Name: Chenopodium ambrosioides
Common Name: Epazote (Wormseed)
Other Common Names:
American Wormseed, Apasote,
Chenopode, Epazote, Feuilles A Vers, Herbe A Vers, Meksika Cayi, Mexican Tea,
Mexican-tea, Paico, Pazote, Semen Contra, Semin Contra, Simon Contegras,
Welriekende Ganzenvoet, Wormseed
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): Annual
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Notes: Mexican herb used to season corn, black beans, mushrooms, fish, and shellfish.
CHENOPODIUM AMBROSIOIDES. (Wormseed) Strong scented foliage highly esteemed in Mexico and Guatemala for seasoning corn, black beans, mushrooms, fish and shellfish. Wormseed oil is frequently prescribed to expel intestinal parasites.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.