logo for Monterey Bay Herb Co

Quassia Wood (Powder)

Quassia wood, also known as bitter wood and bitter ash, refers to the bark of a tropical shrub that is traditionally used to make herbal bitters. Quassia is also used as a natural insecticide.Powdered quassia wood may be combined with water to make a spray for plants or it can be added directly to ponds and other bodies of water to prevent infestation of mosquito larvae.
Also Known As amargo, bitter-ash, bitter-wood, jamaica quassia, surinan quassia
SKU 2020


Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs


Application cosmetic - Infuse in oil or tincture for topical use.culinary - Add tinctured quassia to digestifs and herbal bitters.household - Make a strong infusion of powdered quassia to make a natural insecticide for garden plants and fruit trees.
Country of Origin Mexico

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Keep in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry location.