Ground or Whole Poppy Flowers For Use As...
- Poppy Flower Tea
- Poppy Flower Tincture
- Preparation Of Poppy Seed Syrup
Medicinal use of Corn Poppy:
The flowers of corn poppy have a long history of medicinal usage, especially for ailments in the elderly and children. Chiefly employed as a mild pain reliever and as a treatment for irritable coughs, it also helps to reduce nervous over-activity. Unlike the related opium poppy (P. somniferum) it is non-addictive.
The flowers and petals are anodyne, emollient, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypnotic, slightly narcotic and sedative.
- An infusion is taken internally in the treatment of bronchial complaints and coughs, insomnia, poor digestion, nervous digestive disorders and minor painful conditions.
- The flowers are also used in the treatment of jaundice.
- The petals are harvested as the flowers open and are dried for later use.
- The latex in the seedpods is narcotic and slightly sedative. It can be used in very small quantities, and under expert supervision, as a sleep-inducing drug.
- The leaves and seeds are tonic. They are useful in the treatment of low fevers.
- The plant has anticancer properties.
Red Poppy Flowers Whole or Powder
- The poppy flowers are collected from May to June and dried very quickly to preserve the color.
- The medicinal compounds of poppy flowers are rhoeadine and other alkaloids such as flavonoids, organic acids, tannins, saponins, bitter substances, resin, mucilage, and starch.
- Ingredients: 100% Red Poppy Flowers (Papaver Rhoeas)
- Country of Origin: Morocco