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Epazote, scientifically known as Dysphania ambrosioides, is a herbaceous plant native to Central and South America. It is recognized for its distinctive pungent aroma and vibrant green leaves. Epazote grows up to 1 meter in height and has deeply serrated, lance-shaped leaves that are rich in essential oils. This herb is widely used in Mexican and Central American cuisines, where it is valued for its unique flavor profile. Epazote has a strong, earthy taste with hints of citrus and mint, and it is often added to bean dishes, soups, stews, and sauces. Not only does epazote contribute a distinct flavor, but it is also believed to have digestive benefits. It is known to contain compounds that may help alleviate flatulence and aid in digestion. Epazote leaves are typically used fresh or dried, and their flavor intensifies when cooked. With its aromatic presence and culinary versatility, epazote adds a distinctive taste and cultural flair to a variety of dishes.
Part Number: 817-02-1kg