Poppy. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

Properties poppy
It has mild sedative properties. Calms the cough of nervous origin. Act very active against anxiety, insomnia, nervousness. Neurotonic States (anxiety, depression). Useful in hives. It pectoral and expectorant.

In external use: blepharitis and conjunctivitis

Contraindications poppy
For its alkaloid content, it is recommended to refrain from mining concentrated forms prescribed during pregnancy, lactation and young children. No alcoholic extracts prescribed to children under two years or people undergoing alcohol detoxification.


Side effects of poppy
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
In concentrated extracts, accounts Tenras its alkaloid content.
Must be used with caution and be discontinued, especially in children.
Consider the alcoholic content of the fluid extract, tincture and syrup.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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