\kˈalaməs ˌalɪɡzˈandɹɪnəs], \kˈalaməs ˌalɪɡzˈandɹɪnəs], \k_ˈa_l_a_m_ə_s ˌa_l_ɪ_ɡ_z_ˈa_n_d_ɹ_ɪ_n_ə_s]\
Definitions of CALAMUS ALEXANDRINUS
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Celsus has thus called a medicine, which was long confounded with Calamus Aromaticus. It is not a root, however, but the stalk of a plant of India and Egypt, probably the Andropo'gon Nardus. It entered into the theriaca, and has been regarded as antihysteric and emmenagogue ;-Calamus aromaticus verus.
By Robley Dunglison
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