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Calamus (Acorus calamus) Pure Essential Oil

Calamus (Acorus calamus) Pure Essential Oil
Product Code : VRINEO0006021
Botanical Name Acorus calamus
Country of Origin India
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity 0.9924 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation 3
Refrective Index 1.549 @ 72°F
PlantPart Leaves
Bland With Cananga, labdanum, cinnamon, olibanum, patchouli, oregano, cedar wood.
CAS No 8016-63-5
Flash Point 177F
Extraction Method Steam Distilled

Description

Calamus Oil is extracted from a red-like aquatic plant that has sword-shaped leaves & small greenish-yellow flowers. All parts of plant have peculiar, agreeable fragrance. Calamus oil is extracted from fresh roots or unpeeled dried root by steam distillation process. The extract is helpful as herbal medicine for treatment of nervous complaints, vertigo, headaches & dysentery.

History

Calamus, also known as Sweet Flag, was well-known in Biblical times and mentioned in Exodus 30: 22-25 as one of the ingredients of the 'holy anointing oil'. This herb has traditionally been smoked, eaten, or brewed into a tea, decoction, extract, tincture and syrup. Widely used north of the equator, Calamus was used by the ancient Greeks, throughout Europe as a medicinal, and by the aboriginal peoples of North America. In the British Isles, its insecticidal and antimicrobial properties made it a favourite to use for thatch. In Ayurvedic tradition, where it is known as Vacha, it is still used as an aphrodisiac.

Color & Aroma

Color : Dark yellow transparent liquid @22C with Fresh Sweet Citrus Herbal Odor,

Aroma : Calamus oil has a strong, warm, and wood-spicy fragrance.

Constituents

acorenone, isoshyobunine, b-gurjunene, b-asarone, calamendiol, a-selinene, a-calacorene, camphone, calamusenone and shyobunone, asarone

Uses

Calamus essential oil is highly esteemed as aromatic stimulant & tonic that is often used for nervous complaints, headaches, vertigo and dysentery ailments. It is also used in herbal medicine as aromatic bitter and acts as carminative, removing discomfort caused by flatulence & checking growth of bacteria that give rise to this problem. Further, it is also used to increase appetite & benefit digestion.

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