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lotus

Chinese medicine
A perennial aquatic herb which is highly regarded in traditional Chinese medicine as it is a symbol of purity and spirituality; lotus seeds are haemostatic, nutritive, tonic to the nerves and regarded as an aphrodisiac; lotus seeds are used for diarrhoea, fatigue, heart failure, insomnia, menstrual disorders, pancreatitis, sexual dysfunction and STIs.
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Wang, "Separation and purification of flavones from Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Karki, "A Comprehensive Review on Chemical Profiling of Nelumbo Nucifera: Potential for Drug Development," Phytotherapy Research, vol.
In this study, the developed HPLC-DAD method was used for the qualitative analysis of compounds in Nelumbo nucifera seed embryos.
Liu et al., "Comparative analysis of genetic diversity in sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.) using AFLP and SSR markers," Molecular Biology Reports, vol.
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn (Nelumbonaceae) is commonly known as Indian lotus, Chinese water lily and sacred lotus.
Chugunova-Sakharova, N.V.--1924--Nekotorye rezul'taty issledovanii lotosa Nelumbo nucifera v VolzhskoKaspiiskom regione--Russk.
In Kolkata, West Bengal, India, the roots of Nelumbo nucifera are planted in the soil of the pond or river bottom, while the leaves float on top of the water surface.
Effect of Nelumbo nucifera Rhizome Extract on Blood Sugar Level in Rats.
La representacion del loto (Nelumbo nucifera, flor nacional de la India) es tambien recurrente en el Taj Mahal, lo que concuerda con su significado de nacimiento, pureza, belleza, espiritualidad y eternidad en muchas culturas y religiones (Patnaik, 1993; Gupta, 1996; Misbach, 2003; O'Connell & Airey, 2007; Spellman, 2008).
The sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) is a symbol of spiritual purity and longevity.
Heterologous expression of a nelumbo nucifera phytochelatin synthase gene enhances cadmium tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana.
neem leaves extract, Acorus calamus oil, citrus oil and Nelumbo nucifera each at 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5% concentrations against Trogoderma granarium .