Calamus Root Oil
Paragon Alternative’s essential oils are selected and approved by Sajid Ali, D.N.M. They are the purest and best essential oils available.
Calamus Root Oil Origin and Extraction
Calamus Root Oil is derived from the fresh or dried root of the calamus plant, or sweet flag as it is sometimes called. Steam distillation is used to obtain the oil. Calamus thrives in a wet, marshy environment. The plant is native to Europe and Asia.
Calamus Root Oil Essential Oil Indications/Uses
This essential oil has many health benefits, but perhaps is best known for its ability support the health of the brain and central nervous system. Because it stimulates the nerves and blood circulation, it is used medically to reduce pain and swelling from conditions such as arthritis, gout or rheumatism. Calamus Root oil is also an anti-spasmodic. As such, it reduces spasms of all types but it especially effective with nervous spasms. An antibiotic, it can fight infections, both internal and external.
Calamus Root Oil Contra Indications
High dosages of calamus root oil are considered toxic and can cause tumours, hallucinations and convulsions. It should be used orally only under the care of a qualified practitioner. Pregnant women should avoid this oil.
Essential Oils are natural, contracted oils that have the fragrance of the plant from which they originated. Most typically, the oils are extracted from the plant through distillation. In many cases, the distillation process involves the use of steam. As steam passes through the plant’s stems, seeds, flowers or leaves, it assists in vaporizing the volatile compounds.
While essential oils have various uses, they have a long documented history of medicinal value. Essential Oils can support overall health, act as a treatment or remedy for various medical or psychological conditions or help prevent infections and illness.
Essential Oils should not be used on animals as they can have adverse effects.
Our Philosophy of Health and Well-Being
Our philosophy and approach is to facilitate health by balancing and restoring the body’s systems to optimal well-being. Hence, rather than treating symptoms or diseases, we aim to reduce and remove blockages to overall health.
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