Epazote Tea (Ascites Reducing) – 100g

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Epazote grows wild in many parts of the USA and Mexico, and is key in central Mexican cuisine. Epazote is commonly confused with Mexican oregano, but is quite different, with an almost perfumed, grassy aroma. Dried epazote is referred to as the ‘bean herb’, most often cooked alongside dried black beans or pinto beans to aid digestion.

Traditionally Epazote is added into the boiling water in the last half hour of cooking beans; use epazote in central Mexican-style quesadillas along with cheese and chillies; or add a pinch of dried epazote to guacamole to introduce a depth of herbal flavours.

However, for ascites reduction to ensure you are using the full medicinal value of the herb, you can make teas by decocting for 10 mins in clean boiling water and drink throughout the day, or you could simply use it as a regular brewed tea.  The tea is unusual in taste , which is probably due to the oil Ascaridole which is anti parasitic.

Also known as: Mexican Tea, Wormseed, Pigweed, West Indian Goosefoot, Hedge Mustard, Jerusalem Parsley, Pazote

Epazote’s Role with Ascites Reduction
According to a clinical studies on pubmed, the leaves from the Epazote plant ‘Chenopodium ambrosioides L.’ have been indicated for the treatment of several diseases, among which the cancer. In this study Brazillian researchers injected C.ambrosiodes into the perotoneal cavity of mice and they found that it significantly inhibited the solid and ascitic Ehrlich tumor forms. They say this inhibition was observed in ascitic tumor cell number, in the ascitic volume, in the tumor-bearing foot size and foot weight when compared to control mice.

They also say the treatments also increased the survival of tumor-bearing mice. They concluded that C. ambrosioides has a potent anti-tumoral effect which was evident with a small dose and even when the treatment was given two days after the tumor implantation. They summised the effect is probably related with anti-oxidant properties of C. ambrosioides.


Quality Assurance Declaration

Werone.co endeavors to use the most potent source materials within our formulas. Our herbal extracts are sourced and tested by the only Government-certified large scale producer of crude herb (powder-free) TCM concentrates in Asia who manufacture to GMP / ISO 9001/2000 pharmaceutical grade and also operate an ISO17025/TAF-certified laboratory where they subject all plant extracts to strict quality inspections free from heavy metals, pesticides or microbes before release to the clinics all over the world. The formulas and tinctures are assembled without fillers in small batches by a BHMA member herbal dispensary.


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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration or MHRA and the items are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease nor are they associated, endorsed, affiliated or sponsored by Anthony William, Medical Medium® Joe Tippens or Jim Gordon.


Active Components
C. ambrosioides and its major components (ascaridole, carvacrol and caryophyllene oxide) which are anti-microbial, anti-parasitic (antileishmanial) and anti-bacterial agents. Carvacrol suppresses COX-2 inflammation, activates PPAR (involved in metabolism and cell apoptosis) ,   stimulates apoptosis in prostate cancer cells, and activates, but then rapidly desensitizes, the pain receptor TRPA1; this explains its pungency. Ascaridole is the major oil present at 16 – 70% of the plant’s oils and is used as an anthelmintic drug that expels parasitic worms from plants, domestic animals and the human body.

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Weight 100 g

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  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

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    even though I just started it seems to soothe my symptoms

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