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Dried Calamus Root Cut (Acorus calamus)

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Sizes: 100g, 500g, 1kg. 

Dried Calamus Root (Acorus calamus), aka sweet flag, is a very effective herb root for many illnesses. It strengthens, and is used for any weaknesses of, the digestive system; is used for treating flatulence as well as colic and gastritis and gastric ulcers. Calamus will usually settle heartburn.

  • This product is grown in an organic and regenerative fashion with as minimal use of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as possible, in certified organic fertilizer. The product is certified food grade. It is not certified organic. Suitable for Kosher, Halaal and Hindi diets.

    USES & BENEFITS

    • Glandular disorder and gout
    • Stimulates sluggish stomach and intestines and dissipates excess mucus
    • Helpful for a slow metabolism, anaemia and dropsy
    • Improves the appetite, may be beneficial for people suffering from kidney disorders and is a good remedy for cleansing of the whole system
    • Helps for children with an indigestibility of grain
    • Chewing the dried root may help smokers quit
    • Dispels intestinal worms
    • Helps for gum diseases and as a breath freshener
    • Has a calming effect
    • Can be used as an alcohol rub for aching muscles.
    • In a bath to relax the nerves and for rheumatism
    • Also helpful as an insect repellent

    HOW TO USE

    • Infusions: Only prepare as a cold infusion.1-2 level teaspoons, soaked in a cup of cold water overnight, lightly warmed the next morning (if you want to) and strain. Drink ½ cup an hour before a meal 2 times daily.
    • Tincture: 2-4ml three times a day.
    • Should be used with caution.

    WARNINGS

    • You should always consult a naturopath or medical practitioner before taking herbal supplements
    • Some reports that some Beta-acarone has cancenogenic and chromosome damaging properties and they are present in this root, STAY WITHIN RECOMMENDED QUANTITIES
    • Take under the care of a specialist
    • Do not use whilst pregnant or breast feeding
    • Do not over use for prolonged time

    PROPERTIES

    • Contains: mucilage, volatile oil, bitter principles, glycoside, tannin. Acts as a carminative, demulcent, anti-spasmodic.

    AKA: Sweet Flag


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