Calamus Essential Oil

 

Description:

 

Acorus calamus is a tall perennial wetland monocot of the Acoraceae family, in the genus Acorus.

 

Uses & Benefits:

 

    • Calamus essential oil, Acorus calamus, is highly esteemed as an aromatic stimulant and tonic, often used for nervous complaints, vertigo, headaches, and dysentery.
    • It also acts as a carminative, removing the discomfort caused by flatulence and checking the growth of the bacteria which give rise to this problem.
    • It has been often used to increase the appetite and benefit digestion, given as a fluid extract, infusion or tincture.
    • The essential is used as an addition to, and included in inhalations blends.

 

Calamus Essential Oil Specification:

 

Botanical Name:   Acorus calamus
Common name:  Calamus root oil, Sweet-flag, Sweet Root, Bach
Origin:   India
Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled
Parts Used:   Root
Note Classification:  Base
Appearance:   Yellow brownish liquid
Organoleptic Properties:  Characteristic odour of Calamus
Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.545 – 1.555
Specific Gravity at 20 °C:   0.990 – 0.9930
Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.
Blends With:  Lavender, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Geranium and Marjoram
Constituents:  Acorenone, b-gurjunene, Isoshyobunine, b-asarone, Calamendiol, a-selinene, a-calacorene, Calamusenone, Camphone, Shyobunone

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