- Lotus is used in traditional medicine by people for its tremendous health benefits in many parts of the world. It is used to treat sunstroke, diarrhea, dysentery, haemorrhoids, dizziness, vomiting of blood, uterine bleeding disorders, promoting conception, improving the skin condition, controlling burning sensation, against infections, cough, hypertension, fever, urinary problems, hematemesis, epistaxis, hemoptysis, hematuria, and metrorrhagia etc.
- It has antidiarrheal, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, hypoglycemic, immunomodulatory, psychopharmacological, antioxidant, aphrodisiac, lipolytic, antiviral, anticancer and hepatoprotective properties.
Sacred Lotus, also called the blue Lotus, is mainly distributed in India, China, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Japan, New Guinea and Australia. It is distributed widely in central and Northern India.