Scientific Name: Nelumbo nucifera
Common Name: Sacred Lotus
Other Common Names:
Ch'Ieh, Chieh Fen, Chinese
Arrowroot, Fo Tso Hsu, Fu Ch'U, Han T'Ao, Hasu, Ho, Ho Lien Hua, Ho Yeh, Hsia,
Hung Pai Lien Hua, I , Kaya, Lien, Lien Hua, Lien I, Lien Ou, Lien Shih, Lien
Tzu, Lien Tzu Hsin, Lotus Bean, Lotus,Blue, Mi, Ou, Ou Fen, Sacred Lotus, Shih
Lien Tzu, Ti
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Water
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-11
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 7
Notes: Edible seeds. All parts of the plant are medicinal.
NELUMBO NUCIFERA. Applications are against diarrhea, hemorrhoids; the seeds are used against fever and insomnia. Is a water plant. The flowers are used against syphillis; fruit: the pods are used to stop bleeding.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.