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Definition of the noun acorus calamus

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  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 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 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 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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

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 ...

Google previewMedical 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, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (2004)

by Tova Navarra

The plant Acorus calamus, of the family Aracae, named from the Greek word kalamos, meaning reed, whose aromatic rhizome, ...

Google previewLexicon 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.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

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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