Calamus Root Essential Oil

Calamus Root Essential Oil

SKU: 008015790
$29.95 Regular Price
$27.95Sale Price


Botanical Name: Acorus calamus L.

INCI Name: Acorus calamus var. angustatus

Country of Origin: Nepal

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Appearance: Yellow-Amber Liquid

Pure. All Natural.

15ml - 1/2 ounce size


Calamus is a member of the Acoraceae family thought to have originated in Asia. It has been used for both aromatic and medicinal purposes since antiquity. The British would place the plant on the floor of dwellings for a pleasing olfactory quality. It was mentioned in the Papyrus of Egypt for its aromatic qualities.


In contemporary alternative medicine, calamus essential oil is thought to have sedative and diuretic properties in addition the plant is used to mitigate the negative side effects of hallucinogens. It is reputed to improve memory retention and allay vertigo and headaches. It does contain a substance called asorone which is considered toxic, therefore this oil should be used with care.


Physically Calamus Root Essential Oil stimulates the circulation and used for rheumatism and arthritis. It calms nervous spasmodic conditions. As a stimulant, Calamus Root Oil is especially effective with the nervous system and the brain.


Calamus essential oil is a unique addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, and aromatherapy.


The beautiful aroma of Calamus Root essential oil is ideal for woody oriental type perfumes with 0.01% recommended as a base note fixative. 


This premium quality, strongly aromatic essential oil is from artisan distillation of Acorus calamus L. in Kathmandu, Nepal, and represents the essence of Nepal's extraordinary natural and pure growing conditions.   


There are no respected aromatherapy benefits noted by reliable sources (Tisserand and Lawless) of Calamus Root essential oil, also known as Sweet Flag, Calamus Root, Sweet Sedge, Sweet Root, Sweet Myrtle, Myrtle Grassprimarily due to high levels of ß-asarone. Julia Lawless states this essential oil should not be used in aromatherapy applications and is best reserved for perfume and spiritual anointing purposes.


This product was NOT tested on animals, it is BSE/TSE Free, Paraben Free, Phthalates Free, SLS, SLES and Irradation Free.  Our Calamus oil is, Gluten Free, GMO Free, Vegan/Vegatarian suitable, and all Natural.


Store in a tight container in a cool place protected from light at all times. 

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