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Definition of the noun acorus calamus

What does acorus calamus mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots

Phrases with Acorus calamus

  1. Acorus calamus var. americanus
  2. Variety Acorus Calamus Var. Americanus

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Acorus calamus var. americanus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

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 ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

See Acorus calamus. Acorus cALAMUs. The systematic name of the sweet-flag, or acorus; which is also called Calamus aromaticus, Acorus verus, Acorus asiaticus, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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], ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

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 ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

an ancient name applied to Acorus calamus and to Iris pseudacorus ; see ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

ACORUS CALAMUS • Sweet Flag. Sweet Sedge. Derived from the herb Acorus calamus. The rhizome contains essential oil, mucilage, glycosides, amino acid, and tannins. The oil is obtained by steam distillation of the stem or root and is used ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Calamus Acorus Calamus Radix Cambogia Stalagmitis Cambogi- aides • Gummi retina Camphors Lanrus Camphora Matciia volatilis peculiaris Canella Canella alba Corte Capsicum Capsicum annuum Capsula Cardamine pratensis Flos.

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Calamus Medicinal herb (Acorus calamus) also known as sweet flag. Dried rhizomes are used in the formulation of vermouths, liqueurs and bitters, and also for medicinal and veterinary purposes. Calciferol Synonym for ergocalciferol and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

Acorus calamus (Araceae) Sweet Flag, Calamus, Bacc (Hindi) Sweet flag has a long-standing reputation as atonic and stimulant. An important herb in Ayurvedic medicine, it is also widely used in Europe and the U.S. The rhizome is a valuable ...

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