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Chenopodium ambrosioides anthelminticum - Plant

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Description

It is an annual or short-lived perennial plant (herb), growing to 1.2 m (3.9 ft) tall, irregularly branched, with oblong-lanceolate leaves up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long.

The essential oil in the seed and flowering plant is highly toxic. In excess it can cause dizziness, vomiting, convulsions and even death. The plant can also cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions. The leaves and seeds of all members of this genus are more or less edible.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Dysphania ambrosioides, formerly Chenopodium ambrosioides, known as wormseed, Jesuits tea, Mexican-tea, payqu (paico), epazote, or herba sancti Marie,
Maximum Reachable Height 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
Flower Colour yellow
Bloom Time mid-summer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; don t place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.

Chenopodium ambrosioides anthelminticum care

Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 25 degrees to 30 degrees C.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Chenopodium ambrosioides anthelminticum special feature

Although toxic, saponins are poorly absorbed by the body and most pass straight through without any problem. They are also broken down to a large extent in the cooking process.

Chenopodium ambrosioides anthelminticum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Cooking the plant will reduce its content of oxalic acid
  • People with a tendency to rheumatism, arthritis, gout, kidney stones or hyperacidity should take especial caution if including this plant in their diet since it can aggravate their condition