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
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
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.
Botanical name Family Local name Part(s) used Acorus
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.
Or tuck in a licorice-scented acorus
for subtle fragrance underfoot.