Also Known As: Epazote Herb, Epazote Leaves or Mexican Tea
Taste and Aroma: Very powerful and similar flavor to licorice.
Uses: Beans, Mexican cooking, quesaldillas, eggs, burritos, rice and soup.
Substitutes: There is no substitute for both Epazotes powerful flavor and unique purpose (see fun fact below).
Fun Fact: Epazote is best know for effectively counteracting the gas inducing effect of beans.
-May help to reduce the symptoms of flatulence when cooked with beans
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