Lotus is an aquatic perennial, belongs to genus Nelumbo, commonly cultivated inwater gardens The roots of lotus are planted in the soil of the pond or river
bottom, while the leaves float on top of the water surface or are held well above it. The flowers are usually found on thick stems rising several centimeters above
the leaves. The plant normally grows up to a height of about 150 cm and a
horizontal spread of up to 3 meters, but some unverified reports place the height
as high as over 5 meters. The leaves may be as large as 60 cm in diameter, while the showy flowers can be up to 20 cm in diameter.
Nuciferine is in a lotus leaf aporphine alkaloids, for the lotus leaf of the main lipidlowering active ingredients, to crush the dried lotus leaf as raw material. the use of cellulase pre-treatment ,thin hydrochloric acid extraction, ultrasonic-assisted extraction,chloroform extraction from a range of methods of extraction .
1. Eliminating fat;
2. Improve water retention;
3.Excessive food stagnated in digestive system;
4.Traditionally used to help with constipation;
5.Great source for bowel and colon cleansing;
6.Cleanse the whole system and anti-aging .
1.Lotus leaf extract is applied in food filed, it is widely used as loose weight and keep healthy. 2. Lotus leaf extract is applied in pharmaceutical field, it can treat arthritis and postpartum syndrome.
3.Lotus leaf extract is applied in cosmetic field, it is widely added into cosmetics.