A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Acorus calamus Linn.

Family

:

Araceae

Trade name

:

Sweet Flag

Sanskrit Name

:

Vaca

Telugu Name

:

Vasa

Habit

:

Rhizomatous Herb

Propagation

:

Phizomes

Parts Used

:

Rhizomes

Uses

:

Antipyretic, Sialagogue, Nervine tonic, Sedative, Epilepsy, Metal disorders, Skin Diseases, General debility, improves speaking ability

 

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