Sweet Flag ( Gurbach )
Sweet Sedge, Sweet Myrtle, Flag Root, Calamus
₨ 90 – ₨ 780
Sweet flag / Gurbach (گڑبچ) or Acorus Calamus is a perennial herb that has wonderful medicinal values. It is used in all medicinal systems of India. It is an important ingredient of most of the Ayurvedic medicines. It is mentioned in many of the great Greek classic literatures on medicine.
Ingredient Name :
Acorus calamus Linn.
Arabic Name : Wajj, Qumha, Qasab Dharirah
Bengali Name : Bach
Chinese Name : Shui chang pu
English Name : Sweet Flag, Sweet Sedge, Sweet Myrtle, Flag Root, Calamus
French Name : Acore vrai
German Name : Kalmus, Chalmis, Magenwurz, Schwanenbrot, Sigge
Gujarati Name : Gandhilovaj, Godavaj
Hindi Name : Bach, Gurbach
Kannada Name : Baje, Bajegida, Baji
Kashmiri Name : Wai Gander
Latin name : Acorus calamus Linn.
Marathi Name : Bariboj, Vekhand
Persian Name : Agar Turki, Karunak
Punjabi Name : Varch, Ghodavaca
Sanskrit Name : Vacha, Bhuta-nashni, Ugragranthi
Urdu Name : Waj Turki
60-120 mg. powder. 1 to 3 g powder for inducing vomiting.
Pregnant and nursing women should not use Sweet Flag, as it is considered a uterine stimulant. Overuse (many times the recommended dosage) should be avoided, as it may cause vomiting and further serious problems.
Sweet flag gives immediate relief in stomach problems. It clears a distended and uncomfortable stomach and also relieves headache associated with weak digestion. It clears flatulence and colic and increases appetite.
This has been most effective from ancient days in assuring remedy to children ailing with stomach disorders. It is an inevitable ingredient for chronic diarrhea and dysentery.
This herbal medicine is highly beneficial in the treatment of asthma. It clears the phlegm matter from the bronchial passage. Sweet flag is roasted and powdered. Then about two gram (a pinch) of this powder is mixed in honey and given for intake.
Infants catch cold very easily. For them this is a handy remedy. A pinch of sweet flag powder taken with honey provides immediate relief. Or a little of this paste can be given to the infants along with breast milk. An easy method practiced here is to apply the paste on the nipples of the feeding mother.
A pinch of powder can be given in the morning and evening to clear the intestines of children.
Sweet flag is useful to treat mouth ulcers, bad odors, coating and rawness of tongue caused by inflammation. A small piece of sweet flag can be rubbed on the tongue. Ayurveda considers it as an anesthetic for toothache.
A paste of sweet flag can be applied externally in cases of skin disorders like eczema, ringworm and scabies.
Sweet helps to get relief from stammering. A pinch of this powder can be taken in the morning and evening for some days till it gives relief.
Useful in Following diseases :
- Amnesia (Impairment of Memory)
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Common Cold
- General Debility
- Lack of Appetite
- Liver Dysfunction
- Nervous Debility
- Sexual Debility
- Sore Throat
- Weakness of Digestive System
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
100 gram, 250 gram, 50 Gram, 500 gram
Grounded (کٹا ہوا), Powder (پیساھوا ), Whole (ثآبت )
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