What are the medicinal and nutritive benefits of the sacred lotus?

  1. ngureco profile image84
    ngurecoposted 5 years ago

    What are the medicinal and nutritive benefits of the sacred lotus?

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    Flavie Lololposted 5 years ago

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    Flowers, roots, stems, seeds and leaves of sacred lotus are all eaten.

    Lotus contains the following nutrients:
    Vitamins A
    Vitamins B1
    Vitamins B2
    Vitamins B3
    Vitamins B6
    Vitamins C
    Energy
    Proteins
    Carbohydrates
    Calcium
    Copper
    Fluoride
    Iron
    Magnesium
    Manganese
    Phosphorous, Potassium, Zinc, Sodium
    Fibers
    Sugars
    Folate
    Water

    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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