Additional Common Names: Wormseed, Jusuit's Tea, Mexican Tea, Paico
Scientific Name: Chenopodium ambrosioides
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Essential oils: ascaridole, limonene, p-cymene
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, diarrhea (with ingestion of concentrated oils)
Low toxicity when used as spice, high if concentrated oils ingested.
If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
* A consultation fee may apply.