Sweet flag (Acorus calamus) is mentioned in Ayurveda and belongs to the genus Acorus information regarding the chemical constituents and. Acorus calamus is a species of flowering plant, a tall wetland monocot of the family Acoraceae, Horticulture. 6 Chemistry; 7 Cultural symbolism; 8 Safety and regulations; 9 Notes and references; 10 External links .. (). “Essential oil composition of Acorus calamus L. from the lower region of the Himalayas”. Download scientific diagram | Active chemical constituents in Acorus calamus L. Root from publication: Prasaplai: An essential Thai traditional formulation for.

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However, several recently published reports on bioactive potential of the Acorus spp.

Acorus calamus – Wikipedia

The spadix is densely crowded with tiny greenish-yellow flowers. Deepak Ganjewala and Ashwani Kumar Srivastava, The essential oil of A. Beside protective roles of A.

Anti-microbial properties of A. The exterior is brown and the interior white. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The fact that the plants and their products may be implicated in alleviating diseases via modulation of immune response s has directed researchers for screening of plants for anti-inflammatory properties.


A catalogue of plants cultivated in the garden of John Gerard. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. Acorus calamus extracts and nickel chloride: This section does not cite any sources.

[Chemical constituents of Acorus calamus].

Essential oils of A. The water extract of A. Flavour and Fragrance Journal. Food and Drug Administration. Scientific validation of ayurvedic tradition from natural resources”Pharmaceutical Biology Views Read Edit View history.

acogus Their effects on algae were dose dependent; at low concentration they promoted algal growth whereas at high concentration they inhibited the algal growth He and Wang, Mode of action of Acorus calamus L.

The plant was a favorite of Henry David Thoreau who called it “sweet flag”and also of Walt Whitmanwho added a section called the ” Calamus ” poems, to the third edition of Leaves of Grass Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ; ; http: A study by Mehrotra et al.

Study of antiepileptic effect of extracts from Acorus tatarinowii Schott.

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A number of synonyms are known, but a number are contested as chemica which variety they belong. A number of reports published have documented many new useful bioactivities of Acorus spp. The study in vitro carried out has shown that extract of A. The properties of scavenging free radical of A. Ethanolic extracts of A.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Researchers investigating anti-adipogenic properties of Accorus spp.

By at least acoeus Acorus calamus was grown in Britain, as it is listed in The Cataloguea list of plants John Gerard grew in his garden at Holborn. Retrieved 9 July Also, for the first time bioactive potential of Acorus calamud as wound healingmitogenic, insecticidal, anthelmintic, allelopathic, antiepileptic, antispasmodic and inhibitor ofacetylcholinesterase have been realized.