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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Dysphania ambrosioides?
If you know websites containing any information about Dysphania ambrosioides please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Dysphania ambrosioides
Here is some basic information about Dysphania ambrosioides.


Dysphania ambrosioides basic info
Scientific Name: Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants.
Family: Amaranthaceae.
Genus: Dysphania.
Common names in English: Jerusalem-tea, Mexican-tea, Spanish-tea, wormseed.
Description: Dysphania ambrosioides, is a herb native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico. Also known as wormseed, Jesuit's tea, Mexican-tea, paico, epazote, or herba sancti Mariæ. It is used as a leaf vegetable, a herb and a herbal tea for its pungent flavor. It is commonly believed to prevent flatulence. It has also been used in the treatment of amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, malaria, chorea, the now discredited diagnosis of hysteria, catarrh, and asthma. - for more info about Dysphania ambrosioides See link



Dysphania ambrosioides in other websites
Dysphania ambrosioides common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Dysphania ambrosioides - See link.
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