Botanical name: Acorus calamus
Calamus Root Powder (Sweet flag, Vacha)
Native to: Eurasia & Northern America
Contraindications: Avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Not to be taken in combination with sedatives or if suffering from low blood pressure.
Actions: Antispasmodic, antimutagenic bitter used for stomach conditions ranging from diarrhoea, ulcers to abdominal tumours. Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-diabetic properties. Nerve tonic to aid mental ailments.
Description: Traditional ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine known as nerve tonic to aid mental disorders, such as epilepsy and to improve memory. Commonly regarded as male plant to improve fertility, especially in combination with ashwagandha, costus, datura seeds and long pepper.
Strong antispasmodic and bitter qualities to support gut health and digestion. Can help loss of appetite, diarrhoea, abscesses, ulcers and its antimutagenic properties may also aid prevent abdominal tumours. Antimicrobial, antioxidant and expectorant properties aid with infective illnesses and may reduce fever, cough and asthma.
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