English: star lotus, red and blue water lily, blue star water lily
Sanskrit: Kumudam, Ulpalam
Hindi: Kokka, Kanval.
Waterlily is a water plant, day-blooming, submerged roots and stems. leaves are floating over the water the surface against the water level, it is round and green on top and darker in underside, with the size is about 20 to 23 cm, flowers are star shaped and beautiful, usually violet to blue in color or white, size 4 to5 sepals and 13 to 15 petals, stem stems are fixed in rhizome under water with number of tube roots fixed to the soil.
Medicinal uses: The Rhizomes and Flowers of Waterlilies are used for cardiac debility, diarrhea, dysentery and skin diseases.
Useful plant parts:
How to prepare medicines:
|Ashokarishtam||Grahanimihira Thailam||Phal Kalyan Ghrita|
|Aravindasavam||Guduchyadi Tailam||Sarivadi Vati|
|Baladhatryadi Thailam||Kumkumadi Tailam||Shatavariyadi Gulam|
|Brihat Chagaladya Ghrita||Majishtadi Tailam||Tungadrumadi Thailam|
|Dravyadi Kashaya||Panchavalkadi Velichenna||Tungadrumadi Thailam|
|Gopanganadi Kashayam||Panchavalkadi Tailam||Vyaghri Thailam|
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