Chenopodium Oil

What other names is Chenopodium Oil known by?

Aceite de Paico, Aceite de Quenopodio, Ansérine, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Chenopodium anthelminticum, Epazote, Épazote, Fausse Ambroisie, Huile d'Ansérine, Huile de Chénopode, Jesuit Tea, Mexican Tea, Thé du Mexique.

What is Chenopodium Oil?

Chenopodium is an herb. Oil made from this herb is used as medicine. Authorities disagree on whether chenopodium oil is the oil of fresh, flowering, and fruiting parts of the plant or seed oil.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take chenopodium oil to kill roundworms and hookworms in the intestine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Treating intestinal worms.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of chenopodium oil for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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