Family Scientific name Traditional Name Acoraceae Acorus calamus
Vapour of Acorus calamus
oil a space treatment for stored-product insects.
was used by the TMP for treatment of asthma; various constituents of the plant like phenyl propanoids, sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes, xanthone glycosides, flavones, lignans, and steroids possess properties, which include anticonvulsant and smooth muscle relaxant properties and which properties justifies the use of the plant for treatment of asthma (Divya et al.
It is also possible that druids fantasy contain other ingredients such as Acorus calamus
("Sweet flag", "Calamus"), Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng), and Piper methysticum (kava, kava-kava) (Dennehy, Tsourounis & Miller 2005; http://www.
Citrus oil was procured from Food Sciences Institute and Acorus calamus
oil imported from Sri lanka.
Suitable plants for ponds include iris, nymphaea, Acorus calamus
and Butomus umbellatus.
g Tariq et al (2010) reported the essential oil of root stock the modified stem (rhizome) of Acorus calamus
as a medicine for stomach complaints, snake bite, insect repellent and for remittent fever.
MACROPHYTE TAXA WITH ABBREVIATIONS FOR CCA ANALYSES Taxon * Abbreviation Acorus calamus
The eight traditional Malaysian medicinal plants are Acorus calamus
The most important of which are Artemisia arborescens (Sheeba), Acorus calamus
(sweet flag), wild marjoram (thyme) and Allium canadense (wild onion).
Similar observations were made by Sujatha et a1(15) with petroleum ether extract of six plants Acorus calamus
, Ageratum conyzoides, Annona squamosa, Bambusa arundanasia, Madhuca longifolia and Citrus medica against three species of mosquitoes, An.
PLANTS Chamaerops humilis (dwarf fan palm) Phormium 'Yellow Wave' Acorus calamus
'Variegatus' Penstemon rupicola Carex flagellifera Selected sedums - sprinkled around the boulders and the edge of the bricks Polystichum polyblepharumn.
Sweet flag Acorus calamus
is a native of Asia and North America, is known as Vacha in Sanskrit and Vasampu in Tamil.
Using this procedure, high quality genomic DNA was also isolated from 20 different medicinal plant species from western Himalayas belonging to different genera, including- Hypericum perforatum, Swertia chiraita, Valeriana wallichi, Pichorhiza kurroa, Hyoscymus niger, Rheum australe, Arnebia benthamii, Acorus calamus
, Valariana wallichi, Nardostachus jatamansi.
While at the recent Tea and Coffee World Cup in Amsterdam, Jane Pettigrew met Nemira Liaugaudaite and Gracijus Ivanauskas of the Lithuanian Acorus Calamus