Acorus calamus (Sweet Flag, Calamus Root)
Acorus calamus (Sweet Flag, Calamus root) grows in nothern latitudes around the globe. It is water loving and is usually found in wetlands and around the edges of lakes and streams.
Acorus Calamus root has a long history of usage with reports of usage in Chinese medicine possibly dating back prior to 2,000 BC and many Native American tribes have used it for centuries.
Walt Whitman enjoyed the effects of Acorus Calamus root during long walks in the country and wrote lovingly of it in many of his poems.
Not for internal use. Avoid while pregnant. Although global cultures have for a great many centuries associated consumption of calamus with long life and good health, the FDA prohibits the use of calamus in food products.
This is cut and sifted root from Poland.
We also offer fresh, established, well rooted Live Sweet Flag plants.