Scientific Name: Acorus calamus americanus
Common Name: Sweetflag or Sweet Flag
Other Common Names:
Acore Vrai, Acoro Aromatico,
Acorus, Agri Turki, Azakegeri, Bach, Calamo Aromatico, Calamus, Calmus, Calomo
Aromatico, Ch'Ang P'U Chiu, Cinnamon Sedge, Djerango, Doringo, Ganoeak, Gladdon,
Jariangau, Jerangau, Jeringau, Kaliraga, Kalmoes, Kalmos, Kalmus, Myrtle Grass,
Myrtle Sedge, Sarango, Shui Ch'Ang Pu, Sweet Cane, Sweet Flag, Sweet Flagg,
Sweet Myrtle, Sweet Root, Sweet Rush, Sweet Sedge, Sweet-flag, Sweetflag, Vacha,
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Water
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 25
Notes: Long narrow spice scented leaves. Greenish yellow flowers. Medicinal. Like wet soil
ACORUS CALAMUS AMERICANUS (Sweet Flag) Medicinally useful for flatulent colic, gastritis and dyspepsia. This is the North American variety which lacks the carcinogen, cis-isoasarone, found in European varieties. Root powder is valuable as a fixative in potpourris.
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conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.