calamus oil


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Noun1.calamus oil - carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume
flagroot, myrtle flag, sweet calamus, sweet flag, Acorus calamus, calamus - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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Acorafuran is a sesquiterpenoid found in Calamus oil (Pandy et al.
Calamus oil has also been reported for its antiepileptic property in adult albino mice, where it successfully prevented seizures in maximal electroshock seizure test (Khare and Sharma 1982).
Studies have also suggested that the anticancer activity of calamus oil may be attributed to [beta]-asarone (Palani et al.