Compositional variations and anthelmintic activity of essential oils from rhizomes of different wild populations of Acorus calamus
black teas are sourced from India and Sri Lanka, while the greens come from China and other parts of Asia.
A total of fifty three organic volatile compounds of rhizomes of Nepalese Acorus calamus
L were isolated and identified, which belongs to alcohol (11), aldehyde (14), ester (3), furan (1), hydrocarbon (19), ketone (4), N-containing miscellaneous (1).
, used by the Pankho healers for treatment of asthma has also been shown to have beneficial effects on this disease (Prasad et al.
The present study has been carried with a view to access the growth inhibiting affects of the plant extracts of sweet flag, Acorus calamus
Plant materials include Acorus calamus
(Araceae) stem, Asparagus racemosus (Asparagaceae) root, Aegle marmelos (Rutaceae) leaves and fruits, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) fruits, Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) leaves, Holarrhena antidysenterica (Apocynaceae) bark, Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) bark, Ocimum sanctum (Lamiaceae) leaves, Piper longum (Piperaceae) leaves, Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) fruits, Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) bark, Terminalia bellerica (Combretaceae) fruits, Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) fruits and Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) roots.
10 species: Centella asiatica, Celastrus paniculatus, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Asparagus racemosus, Acorus calamus
, Embelia ribes, Tinospora cordifolia, Achyrantes aspera, Terminalia chebula, Saussurea lappa.
Juncus articulatus, Typha latifolia, Schoenoplectus lacustris, and Acorus calamus
were found occasionally and distributed evenly along the shoreline.
In Acorus calamus
, Mucke (1908) and Buell (1938) described a unique uniseriate perisperm formed from the entire nucellar epidermis.
,Mentha arvensis, Ocimum basilicum, Saussrea lappa and Cymbopogan citrates were investigated for their larvicidal property against Aedes aegypti (L.
beta]-Asarone (1-propenyl-2, 4, 5-methoxybenzol) is a compound from the traditional medical herb Acorus calamus
has uses in Indian traditional medicine as a nervine tonic, spasmolytic agent, anti-convulsant and for treatment of bronchial catarrh and asthma (Balakumbahan et al.