Metaphysical Properties Of Lotus Leaf
Other Names: Baino, Egyptian Lotus
Metaphysical Uses: Abundance, Wealth, Creativity, Moon Magic, Fertility, Protection
Common Magical Uses and Folklore of Lotus Leaf
Anyone who breathes the scent of the lotus will receive its protection.
Considered holy by cultures and religions the world over, the lotus flower signifies protection, wealth, fertility, rebirth, and spiritual beauty. Because the lotus "disappears" each night and blooms again each morning, it is a celebrated sign of the life cycle, reincarnation, and enlightenment. Keeping lotus root in your home and including it in your rituals will draw love, strength, and abundance.
In Hinduism, the lotus is often depicted at the feet of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, making it ideal for use in spells intended to bring fortune, protection, creativity, and clarity. As the lotus rises from the water, it is also suitable for calling water element energy into your sacred space and for use in rituals connected with feminine energy and the moon.
In ancient times, the Lotus leaf had an important role in alternative medicine, praised by kings and queens, scholars, and monks. The Lotus plant, with its bright green leaves and vibrant flowers, grows in the tropical regions of Asia and can reach a diameter of around 30 cm. The leaves of the plant are usually gathered during the summer and autumn, dried out in the sun, and chopped into pieces for keeping.
It has a slightly bitter taste, this leaf has a lot of health benefits. Its main properties have been shown to help the liver and spline detox and remain healthy. Modern researches have shown the extract from Lotus leaves can even decrease high blood pressure, and reduce muscle spasms. Other benefits may include:
Helping people who suffer from diabetes
Healing fatty liver
Relieving stress and helping you sleep better
Lowering stomach acid and helping with gastric ulcers
Improving fertility for both men and women
Cooling internal organs
Moistening your skin