Nelumbo nucifera (pink lotus)

50 grams shredded flowers
5421WH
€9.85
Product information
Nelumbo nucifera, the Sacred Lotus has been known from time immemorial as: Pink Lotus, Bunga Telpok, East Indian Lotus, Sacred water lotus, Lotus Bean, Fève d'Egypte, Renkom or Oriental Lotus. Apart from its majestic beauty, the Lotus is held sacred because of the mystical effects it can produce. The Sacred Lotus contains lotusine, demethyl coclaurine, neferin, and nuciferine. Lotus flowers, pods, or petals are most commonly used, while the flower stamens are reported to be the most potent part of the plant. This species is intimately linked with the Buddhist religion, symbolizing vitality and purity. Along with its ornamental and Perfume value, this plant is also cultivated for food and known in the traditional Chinese and Asian herbs. The effects of pink lotus are both sedative and euphoric. According to some it is a very effective sleeping aid The plant's rhizomes are a source of lotus meal which is rich in starch. Its seeds are roasted to make puffs called makhanas. The flowers can be dried and made into a fragrant herbal tea. Pink Lotus flowers are the perfect addition to your potpurri. Consult the disclaimer before your order.
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