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Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)


Lotus/Nutrient Depletion:
  • GlucoseGlucose: In animal study, lotus and its constituents reduced blood sugar (2; 3).
  • LipidsLipids: In animal study, a lotus leaf extract reduced triglyceride and total cholesterol levels (7; 8; 3; 9).
  • ProteinProtein: In animal study, a lotus leaf extract attenuated acute and chronic restraint stress-induced increases in total protein levels (7).

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