What are the medicinal and nutritive benefits of the sacred lotus?
Flowers, roots, stems, seeds and leaves of sacred lotus are all eaten.
Lotus contains the following nutrients:
Phosphorous, Potassium, Zinc, Sodium
Lotus is used in treating diarrhea, fever, fungus infections, ringworms, leprosy, skin infections, *STDs*, hemorrhoids, dysentery, cholera, diabetes, smallpox, vomiting, snake bites, and arthritis and coughs.
Lotus seeds contain L-isoaspartyl methyl that is needed by body in repairing proteins which is a process of anti-aging.
Lotus is a sacred and divine flower to many Asian communities.
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