Blue lotus flower (Nymphaea caerulea) is a mood-enhancing plant, also known as blue Egyptian lotus, blue water lily, and sacred blue lily.
It’s been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac, sleep aid, and anxiety reliever.
The Blue Lotus Flower holds cultural importance, and images of the flower have been found on ancient papyri and on the walls of tombs. Historians believe it was once used in Egypt as a traditional medicine to treat an array of conditions and disorders like anxiety and insomnia.
The Blue Lotus Flower is known to be high in antioxidants such as flavonoids, quercetin, myricetin, and kaempferol.
The Blue Lotus Flower is also known to be very good for the skin as it moisturises dry skin, fights inflammation, calms and sooths skin irritation, balances oil production, prevents free-radical damage, and boosts radiance.
The Blue Lotus Flower is also good for your hair and nails. It can help heal damaged hair and restore its natural shine.
The Blue Lotus Organic Hydrosol has a delightful Blue Lotus scent and can be used in skin care to retain moisture in the skin due to its astringent nature. It can also be used topically to reduce inflammation of skin legions, rashes, and allergic reactions or bacterial infections. This wondrous plant also contains compounds that have been shown to maintain healthy cells within the hair, skin, and nails.
Hydrosols/Floral Waters are a by-product of the steam distillation process used to extract essential oils. The water recovered from the process retains some of the essences of the plants. Hydrosols/Floral waters can be used as part of the manufacturing process anywhere that water is required. They can be added to skin care, baths, as a spritzer to refresh or relax and they make excellent linen and air fresheners.