Latin Name : Nymphaea Caerulea
Country of Origin: Egypt, Asia
Blue lotus has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac, sleep aid, and anxiety reliever.
Blue lotus flower is a water lily that predominantly grows in Egypt and certain parts of Asia.
It has a long history of use for its relaxing and mood-enhancing effects. It is thought to contain a number of active compounds that may promote relaxation, including apomorphine and nuciferine. Blue lotus is considered as herb that supports balance in the central nervous system, producing a feeling of restfulness in the body.
While the effects of the blue lotus can be euphoric, it may help decompress the mind and relax the body. Some people use blue lotus for its potential to help with anxiety, stress, and insomnia.
Blue Lotus Flower Tea also can be an effective natural remedy for the menstruation, it can ease the cramps and also stabilize the menstrual cycle.
Blue Lotus Tea is a natural moisturizer that refreshes the skin and also nourishes it. Blue Lotus Flower extract is also added in some moisturizers to create a long-lasting effect. Blue Lotus Flower Tea is a good option if you want to bedew your skin naturally.
To make Blue Lotus Tea:
Pour water into a saucepan by calculating an amount of one cup per person, put the pot on the stove until the water starts to boil, use 5 grams of the herb per person, wait for the mixture to boil for about 8 or 10 minutes and then turn off the fire, let it cool down a bit and separate the liquid with the help of a coffee filter or similar, it is advisable to squeeze the flowers so that they release everything. You can also add brown sugar, cinnamon and an orange slice to give your blue lotus tea a sweet, spicy and tangy flavour.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
- The safest way to consume this flower is by consuming tea made from its dried petals.
- This flower may cause side effects such as hallucinations, chest pain, and disorientation.