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Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics - Oct 5-7
An event in New York City that examines the role of psychedelic drugs
and plant medicines in science, medicine, culture and spirituality.
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.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY