The small percentage of pollen from: Bombax ceiba, Euphorbia tithymaloides, Flacourtia jangomas, Litchi chinensis, Nelumbo nucifera
, Tridax procumbens indicate that these plants are either sporadic in distribution, fairly rare in abundance, do not produce sufficient amount of pollen for bee foraging, or produce pollen that is not preferred by honeybees due to low nutritional value (Dorea, Novais & Santos, 2010).
Lotus Swamp: Lotus Swamp was a shallower water pond dominated Nelumbo nucifera
Nutritional quality evaluation of electron beam irradiated (Nelumbo nucifera
A Botanical Perspective on the Identity of Soma (Nelumbo nucifera
Gaertn.) Based on Scriptural and Iconographic Records.
INCI: Propanediol, Glycerin, Nymphaea Caerulea Flower Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera
Yoon et al., "Inhibitory effects of Nelumbo nucifera
leaves on rat lens aldose reductase, advanced glycation end products formation, and oxidative stress," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
Pan, "Ionic liquid-based microwave-assisted extraction of phenolic alkaloids from the medicinal plant Nelumbo nucifera
Gaertn," Journal of Chromatography A, vol.
Astragalin, a natural flavonoid, has been isolated from various traditional medicinal plants such as Cassia alata, Moringa oleifera, Nelumbo nucifera
, Cuscuta spp., Radix astragali, Morus alba, and Eucommia ulmoides.
(28.) Ono Y, Hattori E, Fukaya Y, Imai S, Ohizumi Y (2006) Anti-obesity effect of Nelumbo nucifera
leaves extract in mice and rats.
These data are consistent with previous observations that plant extracts (including those from Willow bark, Ginkgo biloba, Nelumbo nucifera
leaves, Piperaceae leaves, and Grape pomace) increase cellular antioxidant gene expression by increasing the levels of nuclear Nrf2 [30,42,47-49].