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Calamus

Botanical Name : : ACORUS CALAMUS

Family Name: : ARACEAE

Common Name: : CALAMUS, SWEET-FLAG, SWEET ROOT, BACH

Part Used : Dried Rhizome

Habitat : North Temperate and subtropical regions upto 2200m altitude in Himalayas.

Uses : It is Nauseant, Stomachic, Anthelmentic, Stimulants, Emetic, Expectorant, Carminative, Antispasmodic and Nervine Sedative. Rhizome is used in the cure of host of diseases such as epilepsy, mental; ailments, chronic diarrhoea and dysentary. It is used in incense sticks and dhup and is widely used as insecticide for lice, bedbugs, worms etc.


 

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Acorus calamus-"Calamus"

Sweet Flag

 

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