United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11984, Epazote, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Chenopodium ambrosiodes
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tbsp 0.8 g

sprig 2 g
Proximates Water g 89.21 2 -- 0.71 1.78
Proximates Energy kcal 32 -- -- 0 1
Proximates Energy kJ 134 -- -- 1 3
Proximates Protein g 0.33 2 -- 0.00 0.01
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.52 2 -- 0.00 0.01
Proximates Ash g 2.50 2 -- 0.02 0.05
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 7.44 -- -- 0.06 0.15
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.8 2 -- 0.0 0.1
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 275 2 -- 2 6
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.88 2 -- 0.02 0.04
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 121 2 -- 1 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 86 2 -- 1 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 633 2 -- 5 13
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 43 2 -- 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.10 2 -- 0.01 0.02
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.190 2 -- 0.002 0.004
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 3.098 2 -- 0.025 0.062
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.9 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.6 2 -- 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.028 2 -- 0.000 0.001
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.348 2 -- 0.003 0.007
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.639 2 -- 0.005 0.013
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.179 2 -- 0.001 0.004
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.152 2 -- 0.001 0.003
Vitamins Folate, total µg 215 2 -- 2 4
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 215 2 -- 2 4
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 215 -- -- 2 4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 38 2 -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 57 1 -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2058 MEXICAN TEA
  • C0144 PLANT ABOVE SURFACE, EXCLUDING FRUIT AND SEED
  • E0001 PHYSICAL STATE, SHAPE OR FORM NOT KNOWN
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0001 PACKING MEDIUM NOT KNOWN
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • R0001 GEOGRAPHIC PLACE OR REGION NOT KNOWN