|Latin Name:||Folium nelumbinis|
|Appearance:||Brown fine powder|
The lotus leaf (Nelumbo nucifera) is an aquatic perennial. This plant has white flowers with light green leaves and grows throughout the tropical regions of Asia and the Middle East. Known by many other names including the sacred lotus, Indian lotus, Chinese arrowroot, and Egyptian bean, it has an extensive history. In fact, the sacred lotus has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years.
The entire lotus plant has been used in Chinese medicine for treating everything from diarrhea to bleeding ulcers. Lotus leaves were also highly regarded as a weight-loss cure, as the plant is a diuretic. One of the main functions of the lotus leaf plant is to stop bleeding associated with excessive menstruation, hemorrhoids, and vomiting of blood. All parts of the plant can be used as an astringent and cardio tonic. In addition, lotus is employed as a treatment for mushroom poisoning.
Dried lotus leaf is available at many herbal shops. Additionally, the plant can be found in pill, powder, and capsule form. Lotus is considered safe and has no known negative side effects.
1. Protect the heart and assist in weight loss.
2. Relieve summer-heat, anticoagulant and antidote in medicine.
3. With the function of diuretic and laxative.
4. Treat hyperlipemias, obesities, pneumonia, baby diarrhea and wean summer hot, etc.
1. Lotus leaf extract is applied in food filed, it is widely used as loose weight and keep healthy.
2. Lotus leaf extract is applied in pharmaceutical field, it can treat arthritis and postpartum syndrome.
3. Lotus leaf extract is applied in cosmetic field, it is widely added into cosmetics.