Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, or simply lotus.
Lotus seeds are helpful in stopping chronic diarrhea. As it contains a high amount of astringent properties and also consumed to improve appetite. Their low sodium and high magnesium content make them for those suffering from heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. These seeds contain an anti-aging enzyme, which is believed to repair damaged protein.