Epazote with Beans to Control Gas
Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Jerry Stidd
Posted on: May 07, 2006

Try epazote [for gas caused by beans] ... it’s an herb used in Mexican dishes. I just bought some and it works great.

Yes, epazote is traditionally used with beans in Mexico and Guatemala. It has a strong flavour that is increasingly becoming popular in Canada and the United States. It is excellent for digestive problems, so it stands to reason that it would be useful for controlling gas caused by beans. Thank you for pointing that out.

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