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Scientific name of sweet flag: Acorus Calamus
Name of sweet flag in different languages:-
English: Sweet Root, Sweet Sedge, Calamus
Sanskrit: Vaca, Ugragandha, Shataparvika, Kshudrapatra, Lomasha, Bhadra, Ugragandha, Shadgrantha, Golomi, Rakshoghni, Haimavati.
Hindi: Gora-bach, Vasa bach.
Malayalam: Vayambu വയമ്പ്.
Sweet Flag - Acorus Calamus is a perennial herb, commonly grow in marsh land or wet area, it grows to 1 to 4 ft tall, leaves are slender, simple, long and sword-shaped, emerge directly from a spreading root stock, flattened and smooth along margins. The flowers are fragrant, small, greenish yellow, and diamond- shaped pattern, 6 tepals, and it is flowering is March to May. Rhizome is the useful plant part, which is fragrant.
Induce memory power and intelligence, improving memory, anti-aging, increase semen, increase vision, to remove toxic substances from the body.
Useful plant parts:
Diuretic, expectorant, decongestant, anti-convulsant, aphrodisiac, anti-bacterial agent and anti-inflammatory
Absinthe, Alpha-asarone, Beta-asarone, eugenol, spathulenol, galangin, alpha-asarone, cis-isoelemicine, acoradin, and dimethoxy-benzoquinone
How to prepare medicines:
In Kerala, a mixture of Honey and rhizomes of Sweet flag (തേനും വയമ്പും ) is give as a first intake for new born babies.
Sweet flag is the one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like-