We are offering calamus oil.
steam distilled essential oil from dried rhizome of acorus calamus. Due to high asarone percentage this oil is useful in mental ailment (menon & dandya-1967), as an insecticide (mukergee & govind-1960), in ayurvedic system of indian medicines (nandkarni-1954), as an stimulant, emetic, nauseant, stomachic, aromatic, expectorant, carminative, antispasmodic, and nervine sedative. Due to its insecticidal activity it has been used in combination with neem oil, cedar wood oil as room sprayer against house hold insect. Its use has been restricted by ifra due to high percentage of asarone in indian calamus oil. A high concentrations (0.5%) of b-asarone have been shown to be positive in ames mutagenic test following activation (who-faz, 1981). Recently to enhance memory it is being used in a drug called megamind plus.
uses and advance studies:
the oil of calamus is used as an ingredient in flavors, particularly in liquors. The oil is employed also in perfumery. Because of its peculiar, warm and somewhat spicy odour, it blends well into compositions of the heavier oriental type.
asarone, calamenol, calamene
physico chemical properties:
color = yellow to brown
refractive index at 25c = 1.5400 to 1.5500
specific gravity at 25c = 1.0700 to 1.80000
optical rotation = +3 to inactive
flash point = 127c (closed cup method).
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