Vacha Powder (for external use only)


Vacha Powder (for external use only)

Acorus calamus, root powder

Primary Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Vacha is a support for a healthy nervous system.
  • It is helpful in many gas or vitiated vata(air)
  • Support healthy appetite
  • Support healthy liver function
  • It supports physical and mind strength to fight with daily life stress and tension.
  • The powder of Vacha and white sandal makes a face-pack for healthy skin.
  • A thick paste of Vacha mixed with water / oil is mostly recommended by many ayurvedic herbalists for local application as per requirement.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Helps to maintain a healthy state of mind.
  • Helps to extract extra Kapha (Water) from the body.
  • Helps to support a healthy body.
  • Helps to support digestive fire.


Common & Uncommon Names

  • Botanical Name: Acorus Calamus
  • English Name: Sweet Flag, Calamus, Sweet Root
  • Hindi Name: Vacha, Sadgrantha, Ugragandha, Vayambur


  • Rasa (Taste): Bitter, Pungent
  • Guna (Quality):Light, Sharp
  • Virya (Potency): Hot
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect):Pungent
  • Unique Property: Acts as brain tonic

As Per Ayurveda:

Vacha Powder helps to boost brain memory and acts as a brain tonic. It helps to maintain a healthy state of mind.

Due to the sharp property of Vacha Powder (Acorus Calamus), it helps to control the Rajas (passion) and Tamas (Ignorance) properties that are unhealthy states of mind. It also helps to support the memory.

High quality powder of ayurvedic herb from its natural habitat. Free from gluten, soya, dairy, binder, preservatives or artificial colors.

Best Source:

It is found growing wild and is also cultivated throughout India, ascending to an altitude of 2,200m in the Himalayas.


The important constituents of Indian calamus oil are asarone and its ß-isomer. The dried rhizomes constitute the drug Calamus of commerce. The rhizomes, roots and leaves yield a light brown to brownish yellow volatile oil known as Calamus oil.

Directions for Use:

Serving Size: Take 3-5 Gms (half to one teaspoon) 2 times a day Vacha Powder with water 1-2 hrs after meals. Take the first dose after breakfast.

External Use: Make a thick paste of Vacha according to the requirement & apply it on the required area. Best use to apply on the bones and joints.

Safety Information

This product Prohibited for Internal use by FDA of United State. That’s why we are offering this product for External use. But in India, In Ayurveda, this product is also used for internal use due to certain limitations with the advice of your health care provider. People using this product outside the united State. Please check the rules and regulations of your Health care department whether. It is for external or internal use. This product has also  many  external uses.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle (Healthy Tips)

  • Nutritional diet
  • Yoga
  • Morning walk
  • Peaceful mind
  • Positive thinking

Foods to Favor

  • Fresh fruits [Papaya, grapes, apple, pear, peach]
  • Vegetables [Bottle gourd, bitter gourd, lentils, black grams, green grams, carrot, green peas, pumpkin]
  • Milk
  • Honey
  • Cinnamomum
  • Yellow lentils
  • Food rich in pungent taste 

Foods to Avoid 

  • Heavy, fried, fatty food
  • Excessive salty or spicy food
  • Food that is hot in nature
  • Cold drinks
  • Junk food
  • Pizza
  • Burger
  • Noodles
  • Chips
  • Ice creams 


  • Take regular exercise like Yoga (anulom vilom or pranayama)
  • Use nasya dravya [nasal drops].


  • Avoid suppression of natural urges.
  • Avoid taking chilled water.
  • Avoid excessive hard works.


  • Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Classical References

  • Bhavapraksha Nighantu
  • Dhanwntri Nighantu
  • Dravyaguna Vigana
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopeia of India


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  • Dandiya PC, Cullumbine H (1959). Studies on Acorus calamus (iii): some pharmacological actions of the volatile oil. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 125(4): 353-359.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books

This herb has been approved by the Department of Ayush/ Government of India after the proper screening of scientific evidence as well as classical reference by the GOVT REGULATORY BOARD COMMITTEE.

GMP and USDA Certified Organic Manufacturing Facility: Laboratory tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards.

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.

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