Aromatic Calamus (Thistle) Tea - Acorus calamus
Aromatic Calamus (Thistle) Tea - Acorus calamus

Aromatic Calamus (Thistle) Tea - Acorus calamus

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Make this tea for home gastritis treatment!

Aromatic Calamus (Thistle) Tea - Acorus calamus

Origin: India

Used part: Rhizome


For many centuries the aromatic calamus has been used as tea because it contains innumerable benefits. It is a plant of the family araceae and that is born near the river banks of all North America, Europe and Asia. It is between 60 and 150 centimeters in height and has an underground trunk. As the name says, the plant has a good smell, which resembles that of tangerine, but it has a bitter taste. To get the positive results, you need to make a calamus tea or chew it at its best, that is, raw.

Health benefits:

Tea produced with aromatic calamus serves to potentiate stomach functions, facilitating heavy digestion and working to assist in the shortage of gastric juice, thus preventing chronic gastritis. Still related to diseases linked to the digestive system, the plant serves to decrease halitosis, a disease known as bad breath. The infusion alleviates flatulence, vomiting and the gas present in the digestive tract. In addition, calamus has a tonic function, used as a muscle relaxant, because it is antispasmodic. It calms the nervous system, serving as a stimulant of cheerful sensations and has euphoric effects. It also has properties that offer you the option of an aphrodisiac, thus increasing libido.

It is also a great agent for fighting diseases that attack the urinary system, such as hyperazotemia, when there is a very severe kidney failure. It also has the diuretic function, increasing the degree of urinary flow. And the benefits do not stop, the tea made from the aromatic calamus attenuates the rickets, decreases bumps and ends with jaundice, which are stains on the skin. It also acts as an excellent agent in the fight against bronchitis and colds.

Good Herbal Remedy:

  • Helps treat kidney and stomach problems such as gastritis and lack of appetite
  • Bowel diseases such as enteritis and worms
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • High blood pressure
  • Bloating
  • Eye problems


  1. Put 2 tablespoons of calamus to a quart of water
  2. Let it cook for about 10 minutes from the moment it starts to boil
  3. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes
  4. Strain and is ready for use

How to drink:

Take 1 cup 3 to 4 times a day


Tea should not be ingested by pregnant women, infants or children under two years of age. Another important tip is to use the product in a discontinuous way, because in excess it can cause negative effects for human health. In cases of illness, a medical appointment is important.