Origin: Sourced from the lotus plant (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.)
Also Known As:
Chinese water lily
Nelumbium speciosum Willd
Nelumbo komarovii Grossh
Overview: Lotus Leaves are recommended as a cardiovascular tonic, and the stamens are used to treat urinary frequency. Lotus Leaf is also considered to improve virility and treat premature ejaculations. These leaves also have diuretic, astringent, and cooling properties. Lotus Leaf is typically flower petals and leaves that are typically made into a tea or decoction for internal and external use. They may also be used as a garnish, smoke, floated in soups, or used as a wrap. Lotus Leaf is considered safe for long term use and is available via outside supplementation products.
Common Dosage: 200 mg to 400 mg per kg of bodyweight