The scientific name of Waterlily: Nymphaea stellata / Nymphaea nouchali Burn.f.

Name of Waterlily in different languages:-

English: star lotus, red and blue water lily, blue star water lily

Sanskrit: Kumudam, Ulpalam

Hindi: Kokka, Kanval.

Malayalam: Ampal-ആമ്പൽ

Plant description:

Waterlily is a water plant, day-blooming, submerged roots and stems. leaves float over the water surface against the water level, it is round and green on top and darker on the underside, with a 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 underwater 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:

Flower, Seed

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Round Margin-Crenate Venation-Arcuate
 round  Margin_Crenate-rounded-margin  Arcuated

How to prepare medicines:

Waterlily is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like-

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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