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Definition of the noun acorus calamus
What does acorus calamus mean as a name of something?
- perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Acorus calamus: calamus / flagroot / myrtle flag / sweet calamus / sweet flag
- more generic terms: bog plant / marsh plant / swamp plant = a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc
- part: calamus = the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
- member of: Acorus / genus Acorus = sweet flags
- substance: calamus oil = carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume
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Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Acorus calamus var. americanus ...
by Richard Rudgley
Accordingto Dioscorides thesmokeof Acorus calamus, iftaken orally throughafunnel, relieves a cough. Celsusrecords that the plant was readily available in themarkets of Indiaalmost 2,000 years ago. The aromatic leaves were placed on ...
by George A. Burdock
Natural sources Botanical source: Acorus calamus L. Family Araceae. Functional use in foods Was once used as a flavoring ingredient, now banned from use. GRAS status Regulatory citations Formerly FEMA GRAS No. 2226. Removed from ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
an ancient name applied to Acorus calamus and to Iris pseudacorus; see Alexander Trallianus [Alessandro di Tralle], ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Acorus calamus var. americanus Raf.; Calamus aromaticus Garsault; Calamus aromaticus Gueldenst. ex Ledeb.) India, North America. Herb, erect, long and branched aromatic creeping thick rhizomes, linear leaves radical, small ...
Medical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1844)
Odoratus,Acorus calamus, Juncus odoratus. Gamma: Rouse. The s stematic name of a lant, whence Dragon's B and, Sangqu D'ram's, Cinnal/aris Graco'rum, Dracont/la/ma, (F.) Sang-Dragon, is obtained. It is the red, resinous uice, obtained, ...
by George Watt
Acorus Calamus,Lz'1m. ,- Roxb, Fl.[nd., Ed. 6.3.6., 296. THE SWEET-FLAG. Vein —Bach, ghor or gar back, HiNi).; Bach, BENG., Ass. ; Vekharid, gandhilovaj, goda vaj, Guy; Vekhaad, MAR.; Vekhanda, Curcn; Gand-ki-lakri, vaeh, DUK.; Vachzi ...
by Tova Navarra
The plant Acorus calamus, of the family Aracae, named from the Greek word kalamos, meaning reed, whose aromatic rhizome, ...
Lexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)
Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle
ACORUS CALAMUS. E. D. The Sweet Flag; or Calamus. L. Acorus Verus. The Sweet Flag, or Calamus. ADEPS. L. E. Hogs* Lard, or Adeps Suillus. D. Axungia, Adeps Suis Scrnfa*. Axungia Porcina. Before lard is fit for medical purposes.
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper
Acorus calamus, or calamus aromaticus. “The Acorus calamus is found in Europe , ...
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