Epazote

Additional Common Names: Wormseed, Jusuit's Tea, Mexican Tea, Paico
Scientific Name: Chenopodium ambrosioides
Family: Chenopodiaceae
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.*

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