Sweet Flag

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Acorus Calamus

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Medically sweet flag oilis used to cure gastritis, has anti-spasmodic properties and has insecticidal properties. The water-ethanolic extract of weet flag shows anti-oxidant property.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Sweet flag used in perfumery industry.

GLOSSARY :
English : Sweet Flag
Tamil : Vashambu
Malayalam : Vayampe
Telugu : Vadaja / Vasa
Kannada : Baje / Bajegda
Hindi : Bach / Gorabach
Bengali : Bach / Bora-Bach
Gujarati : Gandhilovaj / Godavaj / Vekhand
Konkani : Vaikand
Marathi : Vekhand / Bariboj / Wach
Punjabi : Bacha
Tulu : Bajae
Kashmiri : Vabi
Urudu : Bacha

 

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