Acorus Calamus

The power to speak

Calamus root is aromatic and bitter. It is used for throat colds, sore throats, irritable coughs, laryngitis, chest colds, and head colds. It is considered an effective antihistamine; clearing stuffy sinuses and helping to dispel mucous. It is good when you've lost your voice and for singers or people who work with the voice.

It is also good for libido in both sexes. It also has a reputation in Ayurveda for benefitting conditions in the aging prostate. According to herbalist Henriette Kress “Calamus is astonishing for the pain from endometriosis. One of the few herbs we have for that; cherish it…”

Calamus also excels as a relaxant, despite its stimulating properties. “Stimulant” and “relaxant” shouldn't be seen a contradictory (uses occupying opposite ends of a polarity): stimulating herbs increase the expression of the vital force, while relaxants ease the resistance to that expression. They work together in a complimentary fashion to achieve the same end: better flow of energy and vitality.

Calamus can be incredibly effective in treating anxiety and is especially helpful in finding one’s voice and expression.



Calamus promotes circulation to the brain, sharpens memory, enhances awareness, and increases communication. The yogic name, Vacha, means “speech” and refers to its action on the fifth chakra and its propensity to help you speak from your highest consciousness.

Clarity, centering, perspective. Expressing one's truth. This is what the teachings of Calamus is about.

150 kr
Lavandula Angustifolia
More Hydrosols



Hydrosols are the distilled herbal waters from the process of steamdistillation of essential oils.

In alchemy the sulphur principle represents the initial light and the source of life, and it manifests in the essential oil, which is the soul of the plant. So hydrosols contain the soul of the plants and they operate especially on the level of the soul.


It is possible to order other hydrosols from me than the ones listed in the shop. I distill regularly as a part of the spagyric process and I want to share what I do not need for spagyrics or what we use in my family. We bathe with hydrosol in the water, we drink them diluted, use them in cooking, as skincare , medicinally, for cleaning and laundry, to alter the vibration in a space or change of mood. We use them daily. Children and animals are very fond of them.


Just specify which one you would like to order.

They all come in a 30 ml brown glass bottle with a spraypump.

The price is 70 kr + shipping.

All hydrosols should be diluted in water before taken internally.

5-12 months stability. Keep dark, cool, preferably refrigerated.


The herbs I distill are grown organically in my garden or by friends, or grow in the wild.

They are harvested and distilled at astrologically optimal moments.

70 kr