Calamus – Acorus calamus is also known as sweet flag, beewort, bitter pepper root, calamus root, flag root, gladdon, myrtle flag, myrtle grass, myrtle root, myrtle sedge, pine root, rat root, sea sedge, sweet cane, sweet cinnamon, sweet grass, sweet myrtle, sweet root, sweet rush and sweet sedge.Calamus has been an item of trade in many cultures for thousands of years.
It has been used medicinally for a wide variety of ailments, and its pleasant aroma makes calamus essential oil valued in the perfume industry and used to make fragrances.It has a very long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Indian herbal traditions.
The leaves, stems, and roots are used in various Siddha and Ayurvedic medicines. It is a popular herb in modern herbal medicine due to its sedative, laxative, diuretic and carminative properties. Specifically it is thought to improve mental focus, stomach problems and acidity.
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