Blue lotus absolute, Nymphaea caerulea,
grown in India.This Blue Lotus Absoluite, once again from India, compared to the previous oil we carried from Sri Lanka, displays a intense sweet, powdery floral note, and has a softer, more natural scent, closer to the natural scent that you may experience from a Blue Lotus pond.
As it enters dry out phase a complex powdery/resinous/herbaceous note appears upon the top of which hoovers a delicate ethereal floral note which weaves in and out of the heart not.
a.k.a. Blue Lotus, Sacred Blue Lotus, Blue Lily
of the Nile, Blue Water Lily, Egyptian Lotus, Egyptian Lily, Blue Lotus of the
Characteristics : Day Blooming, non viviparous, Free flowering. Native to North
and Central Africa. Petals color is light blue
This is the Blue Lotus represented in ancient Egyptian art. The Blue Lotus was
found scattered over Tutankhamen's body when the Pharaoh's tomb was opened in
1922. Many historians thought it was a purely symbolic flower but there maybe
some reason to believe that Egyptians used it to induce an ecstatic state,
stimulation, and hallucinations, in addition to its wide use as a general remedy
The Blue Lotus provides a relaxing, euphoric sensation which helps to relieve
muscle spasms. The Egyptian Blue Lotus is a sedative. It was used in ancient
Egypt as a key to good health, sex and rebirth. It may act as an aphrodisiac.
The perfume of this flower was not only
pleasing to the Egyptians, but they saw it as healing as well. Some people today
believe that the Egyptians used this flower as a narcotic both for its healing
qualities and as a recreation drug when soaked in wine, though this is a hotly
debated topic. The Blue Lotus was sacred to the ancient Egyptians, as an
ornamental and for its sweet smelling aroma.
Many people believe when Nymphaea caerulea was smoked or drank after
being soaked in water or wind , it acted as an intoxicant. The Blue Lotus
contain Aporphine, apomorphine, which is dopamine agonist, nuciferine which is
an antispasmodic. The Blue Lotus flower was considered to be a magical, sacred
flower and it appears as a common motif in numerous ancient Egyptian paintings.
The flower was sometimes used in order to induce and ecstatic state and
The Blue Lotus was also know in Egypt as a symbol of the universe, fertility,
See also our
Indian Blue Lotus Attar.
and our Indian White
Price: $2.00 1/30 ounce (1 ml) $60.00 1/6 ounce (5 ml)