Asian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) DRIED FLOWERS
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Considered sacred by the Hindus of Bali, our fragrant lotus petals are of the highest quality. The lotus is deeply steeped with religious icons stemming from Buddhist and Hindu origins. For Tantrik Buddhists the lotus is also the object of meditation.
Ethnobotanical preparation of (Nelumbo nucifera) includes making a tea out of the petals and seed pods. It has also been used as smoking material as well, reportedly producing a feeling of euphoria and joy. Nuciferine, Neferin and Coclaurine are all found within lotus petals.