Acorus calamus americanus
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Aromatic/Industrial Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-9)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Moderate
(Sweet flag) Medicinally useful for flatulent colic, gastritis and dyspepsia. This is the North American variety which lacks the carcinogen, cis-isoasarone, found in European varieties. Root powder is valuable as a fixative in potpourris. Esteemed in India as a vermifuge and insecticide, especially for fleas.
H1600-100 Bulk dried roots cut $8.00/100g, $50.00/1000g
H1600-200 Bulk dried roots powder $9.00/100g, $50.00/1000g
S1600 Bulk Seeds $14.00/10g, $104.00/100g
P1600 Plants $6.75/ea, $16.20/3 plants, $52.80/12 plants
S1600 Seeds $4.25/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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