Buddhist prefer to pray for god with a bunch of lotus flower, the flower that related to Buddha history. in Cambodia, beside praying god, lotus’s root could be cook for a special ingredient for daily food, lotus’s leaf could pack some food, and the lotus seed pod could sell and eat for a natural snack. No chemical added in lotus seed … hahahaha .
A bunch of lotus seed pod could sell around 0.5$. Some people believed that the lotus seed to heal some cancer disease. Some Chinese medical herbal in Phnom Penh dry the lotus seed on the floor to make an ingredient to their herbal.