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Epazote Purchase & Information

epazote powder

Alternative Names

Aceite de Quenopodio, Aceite de Paico, Ansérine
Épazote, Epazote
Fausse Ambroisie
Huile de Chénopode, Huile d'Ansérine
Jesuit Tea
Mexican Tea
Thé du Mexique

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Scientific Name

The scientific names for epazote are Chenopodium anthelminticum and Chenopodium ambrosioides. It belongs to the Chenopodiaceae family of plants.

Why do People Use Epazote?

The oral preparations of Chenopodium ambrosioides (Epazote), like epazote powder, are believed to have anti-helminthic effects. That’s why epazote powder is used against hookworm and roundworm infestation.

Is Epazote Safe to Use?

Likely Unsafe
Epazote powder is likely unsafe because significant toxicity is associated with its regular use.

Likely unsafe in Pregnancy and for Breast Feed Females
Pregnancy and breastfeeding are both extremely sensitive conditions. Chenopodium ambrosioides is somewhat toxic for even normal individuals. Therefore, its use is certainly not safe for females who are either having a baby or feeding one.

How effective is Epazote?

Regarding effectiveness of epazote powder, there is lack of authentic and reliable information available.

How Epazote Works?

The ascaridoal constituents may be effective in paralyzing hookworms, roundworms and dwarf tapeworms but ineffective for tapeworms within the intestines. But epazote toxicity precludes its clinical utilization for these helminthic infections.

Side effects of Epazote

As mentioned before, the side effects of epazote may actually be more significant than its benefits. Oral consumption of epazote powder may lead to a number of adverse effects that may include mucous and skin membrane irritation, headache, vomiting problems, liver and kidney damage, dizziness or vertigo disorders, convulsions, temporary deafness complaints, paralysis, circulatory collapse and in some cases it may cause death.

How Epazote Interacts with different Supplements & Herbs?

There is no known interaction between Chenopodium ambrosioides and different supplements & herbs.

How Epazote Interacts with Drugs?

Photosensitizing Drugs
Interaction rating between epazote powder and photosensitizing drugs is moderate so be cautious of this combination. Concomitant utilization of epazote powder and photosensitizing drugs may increase the potential risks of adverse effects. Chenopodium species are related with photosensitivity.

How Epazote Interacts with Foods?

There is no known interaction between Chenopodium ambrosioides and various food items.

How Epazote Interacts with Lab Tests?

There is no known interaction between epazote powder and different lab tests.

How Epazote Interacts with Conditions or Diseases?

There is no known interaction between various conditions/diseases and Chenopodium ambrosioides.

What should Administration / Dosage of Epazote?

There is no typical dosage of epazote.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

General certificate of analysis contains all the relevant information regarding a product. This information includes the date of manufacture of a product and the number of its batch. COA comes with products of different strengths. However, if the delivery of product you get lacks COA then please contact us via email, asking us for COA. We’ll resolve this issue and get back to you with the certificate of analysis as early as we can. The whole sale price of different products may differ. Therefore, do remember to inquire for the whole sale price of a product if you intend to buy 25 kilos or more of that product. Lastly, be sure to mention all the relevant information regarding a product to avoid different products from mixing up, as we offer a lot of products with somewhat similar names. Be sure to mention Trade name, ID of a product and its scientific name while ordering.

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