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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Calamus Root
MEDICINAL USE
Gastrointestinal: constipation, diarrhea, intestinal spasms, flatulence, lack of appetite/anorexia, dyspepsia, colic, worms/parasitic infections. Respiratory: coughs, asthma, sinus-related headaches, congestion, sinusitis. Circulatory and central nervous system: memory loss, mental fogginess, lack of focus, male erectile dysfunction, hysteria, nervousness, anxiety, nicotine cessation. Topical paste: arthritis, neuralgia, headaches, fungal infections, mild pain, toothaches. Powerful Decongestant. Take with ginger to counteract nausea.
Calamus Root
Acorus calamus
Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Anticatarrhal, Antihypertensive, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Astringent, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Immunostimulatory, Nervine, Sedative, Toxic, Vulnerary
COMBINES WITH
Albizia, Turmeric, Aloe Vera, Ginger, Garlic, Honey, Turmeric
WARNINGS
In high doses, it is hallucinogenic. Calamus is for acute conditions and long-term use is not recommended i.e. no longer than one month.
PREPARATION
Powder (snuff): 250-500mg per dayDecoction in water or milk: 1 tsp of herb to 1 cup of waterTincture: 10-30 drops (or 2-4ml) three times a day.topical paste. May be used externally as a bath additive, or as an alcohol rub for sore muscles and circulation.