Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Chenopodium ambrosioides L. is a polymorphic annual, and perennial herb growing to a height of over 1 m and covered with aromatic glandular hair.

Plant Family




C. ambrosioides


C. ambrosioides L.

Scientific/ Botanical Name

Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Common Name

Indian wormseed, Sweet pigweed, Mexican tea, Jesuit’s tea

Local Name

Ewe – Agbali soko

Plant Uses

Specific Uses

Active components/ Isolated Compounds/ Molecule

Sample information

Samples Available

Leaves, Fruits


KNUST – Department of Pharmacology

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Further information




Ibironke, G.F., and Ajiboye, K.I., (2007)

Liliane Trivellato Grassi et al.,  (2013)

Flávia R.F.Nascimento et al., (2006)



Dr. Cynthia Danquah, Department of Pharmacology, KNUST.