Blue Lotus Absolute Oil (Nelumbo nucifera)
This is prized Blue Lotus Absolute Oil. 1 ton of flowers makes 1 kilo of this precious oil, hence it's high price tag. Unlike other absolutes that are often made with harsh chemicals, this absolute oil is made in a strictly controlled, sterile environment, leaving no residue behind. This oil has an extremely rich scent and is completely organic. It comes from a single pond on a small farm in Nepal, and we are the exclusive distributors for this coveted oil.
Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus Petals) have become etched in folklore because of a fabulous people who supposedly occupied the north coast of Africa and lived on the lotus, which brought forgetfulness and happy indolence. The Sacred Lotus flower was also what the Ulysses' crew smoked after coming ashore following years at sea. Similar in effect to the Sacred Blue Lily of the Nile, the Sacred Lotus is often steeped in wine or tea. It is said to produce a "feeling of joy that permeates the whole body, emanating from every cell" that is "delightfully wonderful and lasts for some time."
Blue Lotus had a wide variety of uses in numerous historical texts, all of which related to pleasure in some way. It was used as an aphrodisiac to promote sexual desire, it was used to create a feeling of well being, euphoria, and ecstasy.
This Blue Lotus Absolute Oil is a very specialized and popular product. Out of the hundreds of orders per year that we receive for it, about 50% are massage therapists who add it to their carrier oils and magickal blends to induce multi-sensory experiences for their clients. Yes, the active alkaloids in this absolute oil can be absorbed through the skin, and in a relaxing environment, with soothing music and a warm touch...this product can help induce quite a powerful experience, both physically and spiritually.
The other unique use is as a herbal smoking additive. Whatever your favorite smoking herb is...whether it's a single herb or an herbal blend...simply add a few drops of this strong oil to the herbs to heighten and enrich the experience. If you're smoking out of a pipe, simply add a few drops to Not only is Blue Lotus Absolute Oil known for its own unique effects, it is reportedly a powerful enhancer as well.