Calamus Oil

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Acorus calamus also called sweet flag or calamus is a tall perennial wetland monocot. It grows up to 2 m. The rootstalk is horizontal and leaves are yellow green, fruit are greenish berries. Scented leaves and rhizomes have been used medicinally & to make fragrances.


Dried rhizome has been used as substitute for ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg. Other names are beewort, bitter pepper root calamus root, myrtle glass, etc. A Calamus has been item of trade has been used medicinally for wide varieties of ailments & because of its aroma it is valued in perfumery industry. Essence from rhizome is used as a flavor for pipe tobacco. The plant is sometimes used as a pond plant in Horticulture. It is ice repellent mainly drought tender. It grows best in watery, marshy places.

Botanical Name: Acorus calamus
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: India

It is obtained by steam distillation of fresh & dried roots of calamus plants.

Calamus oil has a warm, spicy odor, reminiscent of a sweet forest.

The main chemical components are acorenone, b-gurjunene, isoshyobunine, b-asarone, calamendiol, a-selinene, a-calacorene, calamusenone, camphone and shyobunone.


It blends well with tea tree cedarwood, cinnamon, clary sage, lavender, marjoram, oregano, & ylang ylang oil.

  1. They are arousing, nervine, antispasmodic agent & tonic to mind.
  2. It is used as blended anointment oil & in fragrances & incense.
  3. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
  4. It is a fragrant stimulant drug & tonic for feverishness, anxious complaints, dizziness headaches, dysentery etc.
  5. Oil is applied topically on stomach as it pacifies alimentary canal.
  6. It is stimulating for the nerves & blood circulation.
  7. It relaxes in all sorts of spasms.
  8. Due to its toxic nature it acts as an antibiotic & fight infections both internally & externally.
  9. It has refreshing effect on brain
  10. It increases blood circulation. It has a memory boosting effects
  11. This oil is nervine & helps to maintain ideal health of nervous system.
  12. It is stimulating for nervous system & brain.
  13. A low dose of this oil can induce sleep & work as an effective tranqulizer.
  14. It treats neuralgia.
  15. Due to its transquilizing effect on brain & nerves it reduces feeling of pain.
  16. It is used as a sedative for headaches & vertigo.
  17. Calamus oil is used to treat digestive problems
  18. It also stimulates the uterus leading to regular menstrual cycles.
  19. The effects of few drops of calamus oil in warm bath can help reduce fatigue & exhaustion.

It contains a compound called asorone which is toxic and is carcinogenic.
It has narcotic effects if taken in higher doses.
Pregnant women should avoid its use.

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