Epazote Seed Extract

Botanical Source: Chenopodium ambrosioides

CAS No.: 89997-47-7

Part Used: Seed

Appearance: Fine Brownish Yellow Powder

Specifications: 4:1

Botanical source:Chenopodium ambrosioides

Synonyms:Epazote Powder

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Product Introduction
Appearance: Fine Brownish Yellow PowderParticle Size: 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying: NMT 5.0%Ash Content: NMT 5.0%
Total Plate Count: <10,000 cfu/gTotal Yeast & Mold: <1000 cfu/g
E. Coli: NegativeSalmonella: Negative

Heavy Metals
Arsenic (As): NMT 2ppmLead (Pb): NMT 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd): NMT 1ppmMercury(Hg): NMT 0.1ppm


Epazote is an annual perennial herb, whose fruit contains effective insect repellent components, so it is used to repel mosquitoes. Epazote seed extract's appearance is an earthy yellow fine powder, which is often soluble in water. The main components include volatile oil, rosin carvone and schizonone. 

Epazote seed extract is used as a natural pesticide, because it contains essential oil which has fumigating effect on grain storage pests, and can be used to kill the housefly, cabbage insect, phyllotreta striolata fabricius etc.


1. Plant insecticides
2. Treatment for fish diseases
3. Repeling the mosquitoes

Shipment Details
1. Packing: Packed in fiber drum, LDPE bag inside. Net weight: 25kgs/drum; 
2. Storage: Keep tightly sealed, store away from moisture, strong heat and sunlight;
3. Lead time: Usually 7-10days after order confirmed;
4. Shelf Life: 2 years if sealed and stored in the recommended conditions;

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