Calamus, also known as Sweet Flag, is a classic herb for the gastro-intestinal tract. It combines many beneficial properties - it is soothing, mucilagenous, carminative (gas-relieving), stimulating, and bitter all at once. Calamus is commonly used for low appetite, dyspepsia, reflux, gastritis, ulcers, and general digestive weakness.Caution:
In Ayurvedic medicine Calamus is believed to strengthen wisdom, mental clarity, and the voice. It is used to enhance memory, concentration, and to tone the nervous system in general. Chinese medicine practitioners use Calamus to recover the voice after a stroke.
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.