Phytochemicals and Constituents of Lotus.
- Basic Botanical Info of Lotus.
- Lotus Physical Characteristics and Description.
- Phytochemicals and Constituents of Lotus.
- Lotus Preparation and Edible Uses.
- Medicinal Uses of Lotus Seed and Other Lotus Plant Parts.
- Lotus Use in Magic and Personal Growth.
- Research Update:Lotus.
- Traditional Formulas with Lotus Seeds.
- Lotus Origin and Tale.
- Research Update:Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn,Lotus root,Lotus leaf.
Phytochemicals and Constituents of Lotus.:
root nodes:asparagine,tannin,nelumbine,carotene,thiamine,nicotinic acid,riboflavin,ascorbic acid
leaf: starch, vit C, asparagine, nelumbine.
plumule: Raffinose, oxoushinsunin, N-norarmepavine, calcium, iron
Nutritional Value:Lotus seeds have been analyzed to determine their nutritional value. In 100 grams (yielding about 350 calories of energy), there are 63-68 grams carbohydrate (mostly starch), 17-18 grams of protein, and only 1.9-2.5 grams fat; the remainder is water (about 13%), and minerals (mainly sodium, potassium, calcium, and phosphorus). As a protein source, lotus seeds are relatively good, with a one ounce serving (of dried seeds) providing 5 grams. The seeds are low in fiber and not a good source of vitamins. All the recipes given above are very low in fat, but high in carbohydrates.
- 1.Lotus root is the fat root of a plant Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
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