Metaphysical Properties Of Calamus Root
Official Name: Acorus Calamus
Other Names: Gladdon, Myrtle Flag, Myrtle Grass, Myrtle Sedge, Sweet Cane, Sweet Flag, Sweet Grass, Sweet Root, Sweet Rush, Sweet Sedge, Lubigan
Metaphysical Powers: Luck, Healing, Money, Protection
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Calamus Root
The seeds are strung as beads and used for healing, or the powdered root is used in healing incenses and sachets.
Small pieces of the root kept in all corners of the kitchen protect against hunger and poverty.
Growing the plant brings good luck to the gardener.
Calamus is used to strengthen and bind spells.
Calamus is a semi-evergreen, perennial, hairless herb found in damp, swampy areas. It has bright-green sword-shaped leaves with a waxy margin that thickens in the middle. The plant is similar in appearance to the iris and grows approximately 2 meters tall, with hermaphroditic flowers that insects pollinate.