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Calamus

Summary

Herbal plant with a stomachic effect with an effective action against heartburn, often presented in the form of herbal teas (infusions).

Names

English names: Calami, Sweet flag
Binomial name: Acorus calamus L.
French name: calami, acore vrai
German name: Kalmus
Italian name: acoro vero, calamo

Calamus

Family

Araceae

Biochemical composition

Essential oil

​Part used

Rhizomes

​Key action

Stimulation of secretion

Medicinal use

Digestive problems

Side effects of calamus

Contraindications of calamus

Interactions of calamus

Preparations

– Tea of calamus

Where grows calamus ?

Calamus grows in Europa and in Northern America.

 

Useful observation
  • Calamus is a plant used a great deal and indicated for digestive disorders and particularly for heartburn, is an effective complementary measure.

Medicinal use of calamusKey action of calamus

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