I just attended a wonderful 2 day workshop organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce, Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers Association of India and National Medicinal Plants Board. The workshop was about promoting herbs, herbal products and Ayurveda in USA and western countries.
Acorus calamus or sweet flag is common throughout India. It is widely cultivated and is a source of income for farmers of the swamp, marshy regions. Vacha is also seen on the edges of the lakes, tanks, streams and rivers.
If you are living in a smoggy city like Delhi where the ambient air quality ranges between 26 to 208 micrograms per cubic meter of air with the world average being 71 micrograms (source:Wikipedia) then this blog is for you! Between 3,000 to 30,000 deaths in