Quick Notes:

What is Epazote?

Epazote is a wild herb with a strong pungent taste similar to cilantro. It is also known as wormseed (some varieties are used as a cure for intestinal worms), or Mexican Tea.

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What is the Origin of Epazote?

It is indigenous to Mexico.

Epazote is Good for These Foods:

It is good for foods like: dried beans, legumes, vegetables like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower.

What Are the Health Benefits of Epazote?

Epazote is a carminative; it relieves flatulence and reduces gas.

Some varieties, referred to as Wormseed, are used as cures for intestinal worms.

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