Menu
Natural Home Remedies healthy recipesNatural Home Remedies healthy lifestyle
Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Digestive and carminative action, helpful in case of appetite, ulcer, stomach problems, poor or excessive acidity of the stomach, intestinal fermentation and digestion problems
Calamus, also called sweet flag, is a medicinal plant of the Araceae family whose scientific name is Acorus calamus. The calamus grows along the edges of ponds, swamps and lakes and was already known as a remedy at the time of the ancient Greeks, in fact Galeno, the prominent Greek physician, used this plant as a diuretic. Nowadays the plant is considered an aromatic bitter. Calamus is able to stimulate digestion, is an antispasmodic and has carminative and diuretic properties. The remedy finds therefore applications in case of lack of appetite, stomach disorders such as sour stomach, ulcer, digestion problems, intestinal fermentations and swollen belly. You can use the mother tincture of calamus, 30 drops 3 times a day, a quarter of an hour before meals to stimulate appetite, or after meals for a digestive and anti-fermentation effect, you can also combine it with gentian for a more effective result. Always ask your herbalist in order to use correctly the calamus, do not take it together with barbiturates as it may potentiate the effect, excessive doses may cause vomiting.
AUTHOR
She combines her passion for a natural lifestyle and her university studies, she has indeed a Master of Science degree in Physics and a PhD in Physics in the field of biophysics. Reading scientific articles, being updated with the latest scientific researches and testing new methods and recipes is since always her job that, we hope, has become useful to you.
Natural Remedies App Logo
Get now the App Natural Remedies, the app for a healthy lifestyle and healthy food

You might also be interested in these natural remedies

Natural beauty, borage oil for sensitive and irritated skin
Natural beauty, borage oil for sensitive and irritated skin
Nature always comes to our aid, even and especially in the case of dry, irritated and sensitive skin, which tends to redden easily causing itching and discomfort. Today we are talking about a precious ally for this type
Muira puama
Muira puama
Muira puama is one of the names given to the Ptychopetalum Ovata, a medicinal plant that belongs to the Olacacee family and is native to Brazil. Muira puama, that translated means wood of power, refers to the tonic, reju
Natural Beauty, a few drops of eucalyptus oil for great benefits
Natural Beauty, a few drops of eucalyptus oil for great benefits
Eucalyptus essential oil is an essence that should never be missing at home as it is very versatile. This essential oil, in fact, if diffused in the environment, pleasantly smells the house and helps you breathe better,
Natural cosmetics, like kings and queens Part 43, the gift of the Indians
Natural cosmetics, like kings and queens Part 43, the gift of the Indians
An ancient text written on a paper obtained from wild fig bark reports a legend narrated over the centuries by the Araucan Indians, a people of southern Chile. A long time ago, in the Andes mountains, lived a woman, famo
Cocoa beans
Cocoa beans
Ancient Aztecs and Maya called them cacahuat and considered them as coins, we are speaking about cocoa beans, the seeds of the cocoa tree, Theobroma cacao. The cocoa plant is native to South America and is characterized
Astragalus
Astragalus
Astragalus has been known for millennia and used by ancient Chinese medicine, it is first of all a tonic for the body, very helpful in case of stress. Astragalus gives energy, improves concentration and memory. Accordin
Seasonal allergies, the best natural remedies
Seasonal allergies, the best natural remedies
The seasonal allergies have already started with sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and red eyes. Today we will see very useful and powerful natural remedies to keep allergy symptoms under control, such as ribes nigrum, n
Natural beauty, the power of rose water
Natural beauty, the power of rose water
Florence, 1380, the plague raged in the city. In the convent of Santa Maria Novacella the friars worked hard to distil a fragrant and miraculous water obtained from rose petals, capable of counteracting the illness. In f
Natural Remedies
Download the App
Copyright © 2022 - Natural Remedies Registered Brand 302018000008020
x