Description. 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. Use. As an expectorant, Calamus is used to loosen and expel phlegm from the respiratory tract and is useful in cases of bronchitis and sinusitis. As an emmenagogue, Calamus is used to stimulate and regulate menstrual flow. Calamus helps calm the nerves and acts as a mild tonic that restores and nourishes the entire body by exerting a gentle strengthening effect. Externally Calamus has been used to relieve burns, skin problems, eruptions, rheumatic pains and neuralgia. Since ancient time Calamus has been of great therapy for hair loss. Its volatile oils help boost follicles, strengthen scalp and make hair healthy.
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