Aztec Mythology

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

AMARANTH

Aztec plant

This is not a God but a very edible starchy plant used in Holy Scoff

The seeds were mixed with human blood and shaped it into dough figures which were worshiped in the month of Panquetzaliztli, whenever that is.

These Aztec gingerbread people are still available in Mexico, but nowadays they make it with honey instead of blood.

Amaranth Facts and Figures

Name: Amaranth
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: plant
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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