Scientific Name(s): Acorus calamus L.
Common Name(s): Calamus , rat root , sweet flag , sweet myrtle , sweet root , sweet sedge
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: India
Color: Yellow to yellowish brown slightly viscous liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Calamus Root has a refreshing scent similar to cinnamon.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Lavender, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Geranium and Marjoram.
The chemical constituents of Calamus Root Oil make it a stimulant for the brain and nervous system. It is used to promote cerebral circulation, and to help manage a wide range of symptoms including neuralgia, epilepsy, memory loss and shock.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
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