Calamus (Acorus Calamus) was regarded as aphrodisiac in ancient India and Egypt. In Europe it was used to support digestion. In North America, Calamus was used by Native American to ease cramps, colics and to reduce fever. The root was chewed for toothache and to clear phlegm from the throat. Metaphysical Uses:The root is powdered with frankincense to use an exotic blend of incense and used with cardamon pods in potpourris and sachets.Gender: FemininePlanet: MoonElement: WaterPowers: Luck, Healing, Money, ProtectionDISCLAIMERInformation is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.You should always consult with your doctor before making any changes to your diet!!