Active ingredient: Asarones: 78%
Botanical Name: Acorus calamus
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A perennial plant, Calamus Root grows to a height of 1m with a spread of 0.5m. The rhizome is horizontal, creeping, cylindrical, branched and up to 2m long, with a spicy aroma; the fruit are greenish berries. Indigenous to the northern hemisphere, it prefers lake margins, swampy ditches, or marshes in a protected position. It is frost resistant, but drought tender.
Colour: Yellow to yellowish brown slightly viscous liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Calamus Root Essential Oil has a refreshing scent similar to cinnamon.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Lavender, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Geranium, and Marjoram.
Uses: The chemical constituents of essential oils such as Calamus Root Oil make it a stimulant for the brain and nervous system. It is used to promote cerebral circulation, and to help manage a wide range of symptoms including neuralgia, epilepsy, memory loss and shock.