Lotus is a thorny shrub both wild and cultivated. It originates in Arabia and Yemen, and is grown in Egypt and on the coast of the Mediterranean. It belongs to the Rhamnaceae family. The fruit or jujube has a sweet taste and a nice smell.
Al-Muwaffaq Al-Baghdadi said, “If you want to know the benefits of Talbeenah, then think of the benefits of barley water, especially if it is made of bran. There is nothing more beneficial than broth for one who eats a lot of barley.