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Lotus Leaf Extract

● Product Name: Lotus Leaf Extract

● Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn

● Part used: Leaf

● Appearance: Brownish Yellow powder

● Specification: 4:1  10:1 / Nuciferine 1-5% / Flavones 5%-20%

● Storage Period: 24 Months


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Product Description

● Product Name: Lotus Leaf Extract

● Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn

● Part used: Leaf

● Appearance: Brownish Yellow powder

● Specification: 4:1  10:1 / Nuciferine 1-5% / Flavones 5%-20%

● Storage Period: 24 Months

● Package: 1kg/bag 25kg/drum

● Test Method: HPLC

● Storage Conditions: Store in cool and dry places. Keep away from strong light and heat.


Description

● Lotus is a perennial, rhizomatous and aquatic herb that usually grows to the height of 150 cm and has a horizontal spread of 3 m. The roots are long, slightly round from white to reddish and brown. The leaves are large which float on the surface of the water. The leaves are water repellent, orbicular, concave-cup-shaped with 60 cm as a diameter.

● The stems are thick which bears flowers several centimeters above the water. The flowers are hermaphrodite, oblong-elliptic to obovate, about 10–25 cm diameter, and are sweet-scented. Petals are white to rosy and numerous. Flowers bloom in the morning and closes in the evening. The fruits are like nuts, oblong-ovoid, brown, glabrous with a size of 1.0–2.0 × 7–1.5 cm. The fruit possesses black, hard, and ovoid seeds.

Chemical Composition

Lotus leaf contains many kinds of alkaloids, such as nelumbinine, nelumbinine, n-methyluyamine and so on. It also contains nelumboside, Isoquercitrin, vitamin C, β - sitosterol, etc. It also contains citric acid, tartaric acid, β - sitosterol, tannin, etc.

Health Benefits

● Boosts Digestion

● Manages Hypertension

● Weight Loss

● Heart Health

● Boosts Immunity

● Improves Mood

● Prevents Anaemia

● Anticancer Properties

● Manages Diabetes

● Antidiarrheal Properties

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