Calamus Root (rizhome) is used to make medicine, despite safety concern, commonly used orally (by mouth) for stomache conditions; including ulcers, inflamation of the stomache lining, diarrhea, intestinal gas and other conditions. The effects of calamus root both energize and reduce anxiety considering it to be a powerful balancing herb.
In foods it is used as a spice.
It is thought that the chemicals in Calamus can cause muscle relaxation and sleepiness as well as kill cancer cells, reduce swelling, and kill insects.
Herbs are plants that contain healing properties and can potentially assist with a number of health problems. Some have exotic flavors and unique aromas, that are used to enhance the taste and smell of your food. Consumed dried or fresh, herbs are beneficial either way.
The organic compounds in herbs contain many impressive health benefits, varying widely depending on the species. Some help by boosting psychological health, others by reducing the risk of cancer, regulating bowel movement, fighting inflammation, or simply by their rich content of various antioxidants. These are essential nutrients the body uses to fight various health problems, support cardiovascular health, fight against bacteria, fungus, and more. The list doesn't stop there ; other botanicals can help with fighting the symptoms of cough and cold, alleviating pains, supporting flawless skin, healthy bones, promoting long hair and fighting infections.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Although certain herbs have medical science behind their use, and are even used by medical professionals in treatments. We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications. Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.