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Learn About Blue Lotus Extract Effects

Have you been searching for a place to buy blue lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) so you can experience the incredible effects of blue lotus for yourself? If so, then you have arrived at the right site!

Many people throughout the world use natural remedies for various ailments. In fact, the use of natural herbs and supplements has increased over the last few years as people search for non-pharmaceutical solutions to everything from headaches and fevers to anxiety and depression. This search has led many people to the blue lotus flower for many reasons, but primarily for its mood-enhancing and calming effects.

Although there are a variety of ways to use blue lotus, including adding the extract to tea, the most common method involves soaking it in wine to enjoy blue lotus extractís effects.

Blue Lotus Wine Recipe

For people who want to add blue lotus extract to wine, there are several recipes. The following recipe is one of the most basic preparation methods.

What You Need:
  • Bottle of wine
  • Cork
  • Blue lotus

The amount of blue lotus you add to the wine and the form in which it is added (extract, powder, flower with bulbs, etc.) will vary, depending upon individual preference. You can also add a tablespoon of honey for taste.

The Process:
  • Open the bottle of wine and drink/pour out enough so you can add the extract to the bottle
  • Add the blue lotus
  • Cork the bottle and let it sit in the refrigerator for at least three hours (it is recommended you let it sit a week)
  • Drink the wine (if using red wine, let it sit until it is room temperature before consuming)

The Blue Lotus Flower Effects and Its Historical Origin

The Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) belongs to the Nymphaeaceae (Water-Lily) plant family. The flowers of the blue lily have been found to contain apor-phine, a substance that is closely related to the opiate apomorphine. Arena's Blue Lotus is of very high quality with a great aroma and bright blue petals. Buy quality Blue Lotus with confidence.

The Blue Lotus has several common names including: Egyptian lotus, blue water lily, and sacred blue lily of the Nile. It should not be confused with the "blue lily" or Agapanthus africanus, a plant of an entirely different genus.

Blue lilies were the most important cultivated "ritual" plants of ancient Egypt. Growing wild in the lowlands of the Nile they were estemed for there beauty, symbolism and probably also for there inebriating effects to produce a shamanic ecstasy among the elite priesthood. It is believed the ancient Egyptians used Blue Lotus wine as a medicine and ritual herb. The petals when soaked in wine synergize well. It has also been noted sometimes egyptians smoke blue lotus for a mild sedative effect. The Blue Lotus petals can also be made into a relaxing blue lotus tea.

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