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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A total of fifty three organic volatile compounds of rhizomes of Nepalese Acorus calamus L were isolated and identified, which belongs to alcohol (11), aldehyde (14), ester (3), furan (1), hydrocarbon (19), ketone (4), N-containing miscellaneous (1).
It is also possible that druids fantasy contain other ingredients such as Acorus calamus ("Sweet flag", "Calamus"), Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng), and Piper methysticum (kava, kava-kava) (Dennehy, Tsourounis & Miller 2005; http://www.
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).
beta]-Asarone (1-propenyl-2, 4, 5-methoxybenzol) is a compound from the traditional medical herb Acorus calamus Linn.
Plant materials include Acorus calamus (Araceae) stem, Asparagus racemosus (Asparagaceae) root, Aegle marmelos (Rutaceae) leaves and fruits, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) fruits, Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) leaves, Holarrhena antidysenterica (Apocynaceae) bark, Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) bark, Ocimum sanctum (Lamiaceae) leaves, Piper longum (Piperaceae) leaves, Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) fruits, Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) bark, Terminalia bellerica (Combretaceae) fruits, Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) fruits and Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) roots.
10 species: Centella asiatica, Celastrus paniculatus, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Asparagus racemosus, Acorus calamus, Embelia ribes, Tinospora cordifolia, Achyrantes aspera, Terminalia chebula, Saussurea lappa.
Juncus articulatus, Typha latifolia, Schoenoplectus lacustris, and Acorus calamus were found occasionally and distributed evenly along the shoreline.
In Acorus calamus, Mucke (1908) and Buell (1938) described a unique uniseriate perisperm formed from the entire nucellar epidermis.