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Modern humans must learn how to relate to psychoactives
responsibly, treating them with respect and awareness,
working to minimize harms and maximize benefits, and
integrating use into a healthy, enjoyable, and productive life.
Psychoactive Lotus / Lily
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Nymphaeaceae
Genus :
Nymphaea
Species :
nouchali var caerulea; ampla
Genus :
Nelumbo
Species :
nucifera
COMMON NAMES
Nymphaea nouchali var caerulea: Blue Lotus; Blue Water Lily; Egyptian Lotus; Sacred Narcotic Lily of the Nile
Nymphaea ampla: White Lotus
Nelumbo nucifera: Sacred Lotus; Pink Lotus
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Sedative
DESCRIPTION
The dried flowers of certain species of Nymphaea and Nelumbo are sometimes smoked, made into a tea, or macerated in alcohol for a mild sedative effect.
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