Epazote

Epazote

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Also known as Mexican Tea and American Wormseed. Fresh leaves are ground or crushed for seasoning corn, beans, and sauces used in Mexican dishes. (Chenopodium ambrosiodes)

Medicinal: A strong tea rubbed on the skin repels insects and reduces irritation from insect bites. Also a useful herb for controlling indigestion and flatulence caused by beans. Contraindicated during pregnancy.

Growing instructions: Annual. A light dependent germinator. Germination at 70°F in 21 days. Transplant. Space 4-6" inches apart. Full sun. Grows 24"-48" tall.

Packet: 0.10g - approximately 62 seeds