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Scientific name of Lotus: Nelumbo nucifera
Name of Lotus in different languages:
English: Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India
Sanskrit: Padma, Rajeevam, Ulpalam, Shathapatram
Malayalam: Thamara താമര
It is a water plant, leaves are big, about 60 cm in diameter, and ovate, heart-shaped, dark green, float on top of the water surface, the stem is round and long fixed to rhizomes underwater soil, stem growing according to the water level. Flowers are pink, petals long, tapered both ends, globose about 20 cm diameter, on thick stems rising over water surface about 30-35 cm above water level. It is the National flower of India.
Useful plant parts:
Rhizome, stem, flower
Thiamin, Nayasin, Riboflavin, alkaloids, nuciferine and aporphine.
Used in cosmetic treatments, spleen, kidney, heart disorders, sexual weaness, leukorrhea iin women and diarrhea.
It is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-