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Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Epazote (Mexican Tea)





































Plant TypeForb
Life CycleAnnual
Leaf PatternAlternate
Wild/CultivatedWild
Flower Colorgreen
HabitatWeedy places, Disturbed ground
DescriptionFoliage has a varnish- or turpentine-like smell when crushed.
EdibilityTea
Medicinal UsesThe tea is said to act as a carminative.