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Epazote Information & Purchase

Also Known As:

Aceite de Paico, Aceite de Quenopodio, Ansérine, Epazote, Épazote, Fausse Ambroisie, Huile d'Ansérine, Huile de Chénopode, Jesuit Tea, Mexican Tea, Thé du Mexique.
CAUTION: See separate listings for Wormseed and Wormwood.

Scientific Name:

Chenopodium ambrosioides; Chenopodium anthelminticum. Family: Chenopodiaceae.

People Use This For:

Orally, Epazote has been used as an oral antiparasitic against roundworms and hookworms.


UNSAFE ...when used orally due to toxicity.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION: UNSAFE ...when used orally due to toxicity.


There is insufficient reliable information available about the effectiveness of Epazote.

Mechanism of Action:

The constituent ascaridole is thought to paralyze roundworms, hookworms, and dwarf tapeworms but not large tapeworms within the intestines. However, toxicity precludes its clinical use for these helminth infections.

Adverse Reactions:

Orally, Epazote can cause skin and mucous membrane irritation, vomiting, headache, vertigo/dizziness, kidney and liver damage, temporary deafness, convulsions, circulatory collapse, paralysis, and death.

Interactions with Herbs & Supplements:

None known.

Interactions with Drugs:

PHOTOSENSITIZING DRUGS Interaction Rating = Moderate Be cautious with this combination. Theoretically, concomitant use of Epazote can increase risk of adverse effects. Chenopodium species are associated with photosensitivity.

Interactions with Foods:

None known.

Interactions with Lab Tests:

None known.

Interactions with Diseases or Conditions:

None known.


No typical dosage.


General Certificate Of Analysis (COA) less manufacture date and batch number provided for different product strengths if the link is not available or manufacture date and batch number is required use the email us box to request Certificate Of Analysis (COA) emailed. Any questions about product or wholesale pricing for twenty five kilos or more. Please be sure to use product ID, Trade Name and Scientific Name.

SKU 671 Epazote Product Purchase

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