Calamus comes from China and India. In his books Hippocrates wrote about extraordinary properties of this plant. Nowadays Calamus root is widely used throughout the world. The plant consists of ascorbic acid, starch, gum, volatile oil, tannins etc. Calamus Root is an aromatic stimulant that has been used for centuries in many cultures mainly for digestive complaints. It is considered to benefit digestion, increase the appetite and ease dyspepsia and stomach cramps. The herb is thought to relieve the discomfort of flatulence, as well as check the growth of the bacteria which gives rise to it. The root is considered a stimulant, carminative, hypotensive, tonic, bitter, and aromatic.