Lotus Tea

What is Lotus tea

Lotus, also called lotos and water cabbage, is a perennial aquatic ornamental of nymphaeaceae, which has long and fat stem growing underground, merus and round leaves. It blooms from June to September, with flowers growing on top of pedicel and multiple petals growing in receptacle holes, in red, pink, white, purple and other colors, or with colorful veins or edges. Its nuts are in oval shape and seeds in ovate shape.


Place 6 fresh lotuses in a casserole, add in 500ml water, boil 3 minutes, pour the infusion out to a tea cup and enjoy after it cools down.

Medical effects

It has medical effects on clearing summer heat, invigorate vital energy and stopping bleeding, and can be used for medical treatment of mild heat stroke.