Sweet Flag, Calamus, Sweet Root
Latin name: Acorus calamus (Linn. ) (Araceae)
Sanskrit/Indian name: Vacha, Sadgrantha, Ugragandha, Vayambur, Bach
Traditionally it used as a tranquilizer and general wonder drug, calamus also is used as a flavoring. The oil is a sedative, hypotensive, and muscle relaxant.
Vacha improves speech, intelligence