Sweet flag is considered to be one of the herbs of choice for rejuvenation of the brain and nervous system, but it is also used, in moderation, to tonify the appetite, digestive, and eliminatory systems. It is a vermifuge. This herb is also sometimes used to promote access to the unconscious.
The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India discusses the use of the dried rhizomes as a brain tonic in cases where there is weak memory, psychoneurosis and epilepsy. Some sources also refer to vacha as an anti-stammering herb.
Though considered to be a nootropic herb and even to aid in tissue regeneration of the brain, it is only recommended for short-term use since there are concerns about cumulative toxicity when used over longer periods of time.
It does have some power to inhibit yeast growth, but it is not as strong nor as safe as cloves.
Dosage: 60 drops 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.
Ingredients: 1:4 extract of organically grown Acorus calamus root in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.