Chenopodium

Chenopodium

The dried ripe fruit of chenopodium ambrosoides (family Chenopodiaceae), American wormwood, from which a volatile oil is distilled and used as an anthelmintic.

Synonym: jesuit tea, mexican tea, wormseed.

Origin: g. Chen, goose, _ pous (pod-), foot

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