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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Then filter paper was placed at the bottom of petri dishes and by the help of pipette five different containers of the Cypermethrin , Acorus calamus, Methamidophos and Nimolicine were spread on the filter paper.
Evaluation of the wound healing activity and anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extracts from Acorus calamus L.
High values of [F.sub.IC] were obtained for toothache and heart disease (0.88 and 0.83, resp.), showing that locals had reached good agreement on the plant species (Polygonatum odoratum, Valeriana officinalis, Acorus calamus, and Asarum sieboldii) to be used for these ailments.
Effect of Acorus calamus (L.) (Araceae) essential oil vapours from various origins on Callosobruchus phaseoli (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
Du, "Identification of insecticidal constituents of the essential oil of Acorus calamus rhizomes against Liposcelis bostrychophila badonnel," Molecules, vol.
Fresh rhizome of Acorus calamus was collected from marshy areas of Kunigal in Karnataka, India in 2012.
Acorus calamus was used by the TMP for treatment of asthma; various constituents of the plant like phenyl propanoids, sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes, xanthone glycosides, flavones, lignans, and steroids possess properties, which include anticonvulsant and smooth muscle relaxant properties and which properties justifies the use of the plant for treatment of asthma (Divya et al., 2011).
Bioanalytical investigation of asarone in connection with acorus calamus oil intoxications.
Macro- and microscopic characters of the crude drugs of Achillea millefolium, Acorus calamus, Arnebia nobilis, Fumaria indica, Gymnema sylvestre, Origanum vulgare, Paeonia emodi, Peganum harmala, Psoralea corylifolia, Rauwolfia serpentine, and Vetiveria zizanioides were studied as per Wallis [13] and Trease and Evans [14].
The most common plants having potential to be used as a source of bio-pesticides include Neem (Azadirachta indica), Sweet flag (Acorus calamus), Clove (Syzygium aromaticum), Delphinium (Delphinium denudatum), Walnut, Keekar (Acaccia nilotica), Aak (Calotropis procera) and Safaiyda (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) etc.
neem leaves extract, Acorus calamus oil, citrus oil and Nelumbo nucifera each at 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5% concentrations against Trogoderma granarium .
Suitable plants for ponds include iris, nymphaea, Acorus calamus and Butomus umbellatus.