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BLUE LOTUS

Egyptian Blue Lotus, Blue Water Lily
(Nymphaea Caerulea)


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  • Blue Lotus Description
  • Blue Lotus Uses, Health Benefits & Scientific Evidence
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    BLUE LOTUS HERBAL DESCRIPTION

    Blue Lotus (Nymphaea Caerulea) is also known as Eyptian Blue Lotus, Egyptian Lotus, Blue Water Lily, and Sacdred Narcotic Lily of the Nile. Note: Nymphaea caerulea, (Blue Lotus) is often confused with Agapanthus africanus (Blue Lily). Though the two plants look nothing alike (aside from being blue), both Nymphaea caerulea and Agapanthus africanus are sometimes referred to as the "blue lily". "Blue Lily" seems to be a more accurate name for Agapanthus africanus, whereas Nymphaea caerulea is more commonly called the "blue lotus" or "blue water lily".

    Nymphaea caerulea (Blue Lotus) was used in ancient Egypt as a key to good health, sex, and rebirth. Called the aphrodisiac of the Pharoahs, Blue Lotus was used by ancient Egyptians men and women as an aphrodisiac to enhance the sex drive, sexual vigor, to improve sexual performance and general good health. Egyptians medicinal practitioners also used this flower to stimulate blood flow, and as an anti aging treatment. The ancients worshipped Blue Lotus as a visionary plant and it was the symbol for the origins of life. When this flower was soaked in water or wine, and then ingested it acted as an intoxicant. The Indians and Buddhist highly respected it for its visionary properties. A tonic like Ginseng, pain reliever like Arnica, circulation stimulant better than Ginkgo Biloba, and sexual stimulant better than Viagra and all of these are combined in this flower. This flower creates a feeling of well being, euphoria and ecstasy. Without being a narcotic. This flower creates a feeling of well being, euphoria and ecstasy.

    Blue Lotus is indigenous to Tanzania, Kenya. Nymphaea caerulea (Blue Lotus) is a water plant growing on the shores of lakes and rivers in wet soil. Blue Lotus has light blue flowers. Other similar varieties have purple, pink, or white flowers. Nymphaea ampla has similar psychoactivity but has white flowers. Nymphaea lotus L. is a white lotus and Nymphaea nelumba L. is a red lotus. Nymphaea caerulea flowers in the spring should be planted in sunny positions in medium or clay loam.

    blue lotus and egyptian royalty


    Represented in ancient Egyptian art. The blue lotus was found scattered over Tutankhamen's body when the Pharaoh's tomb was opened in 1922. Many historians thought it was a purely symbolic flower, but there may be some reason to believe that ancient Egyptians used it to induce an ecstatic state, stimulation, and/or hallucinations, as well as being widely used as a general remedy against illness, and to this day is used as a tonic for good health.

    Azru, is an Egyptian mummy donated to the Manchester Museum in England, in 1825. Living on the Nile, in 2700 B.C, Azru was royalty, a noblewoman of Thebes, later called Luxor, a former capital of Egypt, a chantress at Khonsu - the moon god was the son of Amon and Mut. The main temple at Karnak is dedicated to him. Three times a day she would bring food and wine with blue lotus tincture or extract, fetch garments for the gods, priests and Pharaoh, and dance and sing for the royal court. She had wealth, and her own home and servants, where she stayed until scheduled or called to the temple. There is evidence to suggest that it was a very sexually oriented society due to their pictures, writings, and religous beliefs. And, that blue lotus was historically, traditionally and effectively used, to relieve pain, increase memory, increase circulation, promote sexual desire and create a feeling of euphoria and ecstacy, without the use of narcotics.

    Dr. Rosalie David, Professor, Manchester Museum, at the Manchester Infirmary conducted an autopsy of Azru. There was a team of biologists, pathologists, radiologists, forensic scientists, anesthesiologists, Egyptologists and others who participated in the most extensive analysis of a mummy ever conducted. This project, established in 1973, involves multidisciplinary team of Egyptologists and scientists who have developed a methodology for the study of Egyptian mummified remains and added to knowledge of disease, living conditions and religious beliefs in ancient Egypt. The project has been the subject of six books, five exhibitions, and six films shown internationally, and has received many awards. A key element of the project is the development of virtually non-destructive methods of obtaining tissue samples from mummies for further study. Techniques include radiology, histopathology, electron microscopy, serology, palaeondontology, DNA fingerprinting and genetic studies, scientific facial reconstruction, textile studies, and plant and resin analyses.

    The Ministry of Health in Egypt, Medical Service Corporation International of Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A., and the Manchester Project are undertaking a joint study of the epidemiology of a parasitic disease, schistosomiasis (Bilharzia), in Egypt. This project is addressing the historical context and epidemiology of a disease in a population over a 5000-year period. Through analytical comparison of data from mummified remains, and from modern studies, this multidisciplinary research will contribute to the understanding of disease evolution and lay the groundwork for future studies on this and other diseases.





    blue lotus habitat


    BLUE LOTUS USES, HEALTH BENEFITS & SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE

    Egyptian Blue Lotus is a sedative, antispasmodic, and ethnogen. Recent biochemical studies have shown a flavonoid in Blue Lotus that is similar to Ginkgo. It can be used by men and women as an aphrodisiac and as a general remedy. Blue Lotus is a pain reliever, it stimulates circulation, relieves muscle spasms, and enhances the sex drive. While there is no official scientific validation, it is possible that Blue Lotus could be effective in treating Alzheimer's disease, migraine, and tinnitus.




    blue lotus dried flower and herb


    BLUE LOTUS DOSAGE INFORMATION

    The standard dosage of Blue Lotus tincture is 6 to 10 drops in juice, water, or under the tongue 2 times per day, or as desired. Consumed as an extract, 6 to 12 drops or up to 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon, taken in juice, may be taken once to three times daily. Start with a low dose and adjust accordingly to find your dosage. Store in a cool dark place and keep out of reach of children.




    BLUE LOTUS SAFETY, CAUTIONS & INTERACTIONS INFORMATION

    There are no known safety issues or interactions associated with Blue Lotus when taken in the recommended doses. Safety in young children, pregnant or nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known. Do not take while pregnant or nursing.




    BLUE LOTUS HERBAL-RELATED PRODUCTS

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    EGYPTIAN BLUE LOTUS HERBAL PRODUCTS

    Egyptian Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) is an herbal aphrodisiac for a woman or man. It may also act as an a sedative and antispasmodic.

    KALYX PRODUCTS

    Liquid Herbal Extracts

    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) 10:1 Tincture, Kalyx Bulk Products, 1/2 fl oz: M
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Health & Herbs, 2 fl oz: HH
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Non-Alcoholic, Health & Herbs, 2 fl oz: HH
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Health & Herbs, 4 fl oz: HH
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Non-Alcoholic, Health & Herbs, 4 fl oz: HH
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Health & Herbs, 8 fl oz: HH
    Kalyx: Egyptian Blue Lotus Extract (Nymphaea caerulea), Non-Alcoholic, Health & Herbs, 8 fl oz: HH


    Cut & Sifted & Powdered Herbals

    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile 15X (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 1 Gram: M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile 15X (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 3 Gram: M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 5 Grams: M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 28 Grams (1 oz): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 30 Grams (1.1 oz): M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 100 Grams (3.5 oz): M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 4 oz (114 Grams): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 1 lb (454 Grams): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 1 Kg (2.2 lbs): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea), Kalyx Bulk Products, 1 Kg (2.2 lbs): M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 5 Kg (11 lbs): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Dried Flowers, Kalyx Bulk Products, 25 Kg (55 lbs): EQ
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus of the Nile (Nymphaea caerulea) Powder, Kalyx Bulk Products, 25 Kg (55 lbs): M
    Kalyx: Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) 10:1 Powdered Extract, Kalyx Bulk Products, 25 Kg (55 lbs): RE


    AMAZON PRODUCTS


    Amazon: Tropical Blue Water Lily Garden Plant (Nymphaea caerulea), Florida Aquatic Nursery, Bare Root

    Tropical annual waterlily blooms from late spring to late fall, depending on the weather. The olive green pads grow up to 12-inches and the plant needs 3 to 4 feet to spread its leaves. Tropical waterlilies should be planted in pots at least 12 inches in diameter. A 3 to 5 gallon size should suffice for each lily. Fill the pot half full with a rich garden soil and add 2 to 4 fertilizer tablets, then continue to fill the pot with soil to about 2-inches from the top. The plant should be set upright with the roots buried gently in the soil. Make sure the growing tip of the plant is not buried. Next, add an inch or two of gravel or sand in order to prevent the soil from escaping from the container. Remember to keep the gravel away from the crown of the plant. The plant can now be lowered into the water to a depth of approximately 6 inches. As the plant grows, it can be lowered to a depth of 12 inches.Tropical lilies cannot tolerate cold temperatures and should not be planted until the water reaches a temperature of at least 70°F. Planting too early can cause dormancy.


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