Acorus


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Related to Acorus: Acorus calamus
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Noun1.Acorus - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
flagroot, myrtle flag, sweet calamus, sweet flag, Acorus calamus, calamus - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
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Isolation of [alpha]-asarone, an antibacterial and antihelmintic compound, from Acorus calamus in South Africa.
The following herbs were used: flowers of marigold Calendula officinalis, flowers of chamomile Matricaria recutita, leaves of sage Salvia officinalis, bark of cinnamon Cinnamomum verum, cloves of Syzygium aromaticum buds, root of liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra, flowers of lavender Lavandula angustifolia, leaves of oregano Origanum vulgare, fruits of dog rose Rosa canina, and rhizome of sweet flag Acorus calamus.
The rhizome extract of Acorus calamus was characterized and evaluated for its acaricidal effect.
Effects of supplemental ultraviolet radiation on growth and physiology of Acorus calamus L.
Mick Robson of Acorus is promoting the site's potential for tourist accommodation, by highlighting the heritage of Teesdale and the area's medieval castles and country towns, as well as tourist attractions such as the High Force waterfall, the Killhope Mining Museum and Beamish Open Air Museum.
And David Glasson, of Acorus Rural Property Services,confirmed the importance of a business plan when seeking planning permission.
This basal position makes Acorus of special interest.
Prasaplai is composed of twelve ingredients: ten crude plant drugs (the roots of Acorus calamus L, the bulbs of Allium sativum L, the pericarps of Citrus hystrix DC, the rhizomes of Curcuma zedoaria Roscoe, the bulbs of Eleutherine americana Merr, the seeds of Nigella sativa L, the fruits of Piper chaba Hunt, the fruits of Piper nigrum L, the rhizomes of Zingiber cassumunar Roxb.
Spring to mid-summer herbaceous plants included Acorus calamus, Angelica atropurpurea, five Carex spp.
THE grass-like foliage of Acorus Oborozuki gives off a pleasant scent when crushed or bruised.