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Re: [aroid-l] Request about a plant of aroid family

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Request about a plant of aroid family
  • From: Dan Levin levin@pixar.com
  • Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 21:26:30 -0800

Dear Udo,

My guess is that you're looking for Acorus calamus.
There are many web sites devoted to its uses, of which
I am certainly no expert.  One URL which provides some
info is: http://www.herbal-shaman.com/database/acorcala.htm

Best of luck to you,

Udo Lobejäger wrote:

> I've got an urgent request to you: I need an information about a plant which
> should be used as ingredient of a receipt on natural base.
> It's about a plant of the "aroid"-family. The problem is: I only know the
> Russian name of the plant. In Russian terms and letters it's "aup" (latin
> letters "air"). Its root-stock should avoid some loss of hair in case of
> chemo-treatment (with cancer). Which plant could it be?
> The plant can be found in Euroasia, North America, Sibiria and East Asia.
> The root-stock has already been used in medicine, parfume production and
> confectioner's (maybe in former times only).
> I would be very pleased to hear from you soon, hoping you could help me.
> Thank you.

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