Epazote

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  • The herb is very low in calories. 100 grams of leaves carry just contain 32 calories. Its plain leaves provide a good amount of fiber, 3.8 g per 100g..
  • Its leaves compose of many monoterpene compounds such as ascaridole (60-80%), isoascaridole, p-cymene, limonene, and terpinene. Ascaridole is toxic to several intestinal worms like roundworm, hookworms, pinworm, etc. Native Mayans drank its infusion regularly to keep off from worm infestation.
  • Fresh epazote leaves added to flavor corn-based recipes like gordita (corn dumplings) and bocoles (cornmeal cakes).
  • Quesadillas con epazote, a cheese stuffed tortilla uses the herb as one of the ingredients along with potatoes, mushrooms, egg, etcts top greens oftentimes mixed with other greens like spinach, egg, etc...
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