Acorus calamus.: Scientific Validation of Ayurvedic Tradition from Natural Resources

@article{Mukherjee2007AcorusCS,
  title={Acorus calamus.: Scientific Validation of Ayurvedic Tradition from Natural Resources},
  author={Pulok Kumar Mukherjee and Venkatesan Kumar and Mainak Mal and Peter J Houghton},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45},
  pages={651 - 666}
}
Abstract Acorus calamus. Linn. (Araceae), commonly known as “sweet flag” or “calamus”, is a semiaquatic, perennial, aromatic herb with creeping rhizomes. The plant is found in the northern temperate and subtropical regions of Asia, North America, and Europe. The plant exhibits polyploidy. Many ethnomedicinal and ethnobotanical uses have been ascribed to the rhizomes of the plant. A. calamus. Linn. (AC) has been used as traditional Chinese and Indian prescriptions for its beneficial effects on… 

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