Calamus
CALAMUS

English Name : Sweet flag

  • Local Name (Nepali Name) : Bojho
  • BotanicalName : Acorus calamus
  • Family Name : Araceae
  • Season : June- july
  • Parts Used : Rhizomes

Description

A rhizomatous herb growing on marshy places. Leaves bright green, 15-25 cm long and 0.2-0.5 cm broad, ensiform with a distinct midrib. Flowers small, yellow-green arranged in cylindrical spadix.

Physical and Chemical Properties