Makhane or Gorgon Nut are lotus seeds. They are excellent source of anti-oxidants and help in Cardiac protection and relief in diarrhoea. They help in increasing appetite, and further detoxify the spleen and thus, act as building action in urination. They are used medicinally to treat insomnia, for regulating blood pressure and pain reliever for waist/knee pain. It is also recommanded for the women during pregnancy and post natal weaknesses.It is a good galactogogue- very good for strengthining lower back muscles.