acorus calamus

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Grass-like plant with cattail-type leaves and thin green “finger” sticking out from leaf stalk. The root is the part used, for indigestion (because it’s bitter), stomach, heartburn, spasms, colds, coughs, aphrodisiac.
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Bioanalytical investigation of asarone in connection with acorus calamus oil intoxications.
Importance and implementation of essential oil of Pakistanian Acorus calamus Linn.
4 Mean cover, % 42 53 12 Species Acorus calamus 4 1 -- Alisma plantago-aquatica 24 15 7 Amblystegium riparium -- 3 -- Batrachium sp.
Separation of the hypnotic potentiating principles from the essential oil of Acorus calamus L.
Acorus Calamus translates as medical plant" and indicates this company's work in the marketing of both tea and herbs.
Aquatics surrounding a wild pond will include hottonia palustris (water violet) and acorus calamus (sweet flag).
1986a), in the wood of peach trees (Taylor 1967), and in the rhizomes of the semi-aquatic [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 5 OMITTED] plant, Acorus calamus (Weber and Brandle 1994).
A wide variety of chemical constituents have been reported from the rhizomes, leaves and essential oil of Acorus calamus (Namba 1993; Wang et al.
Juice obtained from macerated leaf of Acorus calamus leaves was warmed with iron and then administered orally for treatment of asthma.
Key words: Acorus calamus, sweet flag, Azadirachta indica, neem, Curcuma longa, turmeric, Sitotroga cerealella, growth inhibition, botanical pesticides