Acorus calamus

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Noun1.Acorus calamus - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic rootsAcorus calamus - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
Acorus, genus Acorus - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
calamus - the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
calamus oil - carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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Presently, LC50 values were found as 19, 5.1, 2.2 and 16ug/cm2 for nimolicine, Acorus calamus crude extract, cypermethrin and methamidopos respectively after 24 hours of treatment.
Shrubs include Cymbopogon, Cedrus, Salvadora persica (Arak), Acorus calamus, Buxus dioicaC[degrees], turmeric, Euphorbia pithyusa, astragalus, Cyperus papyrus and Punica granatum (pomegranates).
Herbal products from Rafflesia hasseltii flowers (Abdulla et al., 2009), Tamarindus indica (Linn 1753) seed (Mohammad et al., 2012), Acorus calamus root and rhizome (Shi et al., 2014) in rat or mice, Allium cepa bulb, Tetracarpidium conophorum leaf (Bello et al., 2013) and Azadirachta indica leaf and oil (Alam et al., 2014) in fish have been used to test the efficacy of herbal products in wound-healing with great potentials.
Studies on snake repellents in India revealed that extracts of Allium sativum, Acorus calamus, neem, tobacco leaves and Vitex negundo, as well as oil extracts of Acorus calamus among others, were very effective snakes' repellents.
Although plants from 15 different families were evident (indirect evidence such as claw marks) to be used by sun bear (Table 2), analysis of sun bear's scat samples collected during the study period revealed the presence of plants items in form of seeds, twigs, and leaves remains of plant species belonging to 10 different species namely Spondias axillaris, Horsefieldia amygdalina, Ficus sp., Alangium chinense, Polyalthia simiarum, Acorus calamus, Elaeocarpus serrata, Medinillaru bicunda, Actinodaphne obovata and Micromelum pubescens.
Effect of Acorus calamus on electrical and chemical induced seizures in mice.
The use of multiple plant parts was also recorded in some cases, including Iris lactea, where the leaves, roots, seeds, or flowers may be used for medicine, and Acorus calamus, where the roots, flowers, or leaves are used.
Han, "Selection of mutants obtained by gamma ray irradiation and analysis of genetic variation using RAPD markers in Acorus calamus L.," Horticulture Environment and Biotechnology, vol.
Blood pressure-lowering and vascular modulator effects of Acorus calamus extract are mediated through multiple pathways.