Botanical name : NYMPHAEA LOTUS, NYMPHAEA NOUCHALI
Common name : WHITE LOTUS, WHITE WATER LILLY
Family name : NYMPHAEACEAE
Part Used : Flowers, roots, leaves, stem
Habitat : Through out warmer parts of india, intanks, ponds and dithches
Uses :The rhizomes is cooling, sweet, bitter and tonic and is useful in Diarrhoea, dysentery, dipsia and generl debility. The flowers are astringetn and cardiotonic. The seeds are sweet, cooling, constipating, aphrodisiac, stomachic and restorative.It has found uses both as a culinary delight and starchy food staple as well as being used internally as a treatment for gastrointestinal disorders and jaundice.