Bitter flavored poppy supports the liver and the nervous system. Generally, poppy is considered to be sedative, narcotic, analgesic, antidiarrheal, antitussive, and diaphoretic. It has commonly been prescribed for pain, insomnia, nervousness, coughs,...
Bitter flavored poppy supports the liver and the nervous system. Generally, poppy is considered to be sedative, narcotic, analgesic, antidiarrheal, antitussive, and diaphoretic. It has commonly been prescribed for pain, insomnia, nervousness, coughs, and diarrhea. The biochemical composition of the poppy varies from one variety to the next. All contain a number of alkaloids with sedative and hypnotic properties including isoquinolones, which include papaverine and narcotine. The garden poppy contains codeine types while the California poppy is more gentle and contains flavone glycocides that are not considered narcotic. The parts of the plant used, health-wise, will differ as well; latex exudes from the opium poppy, the flowers of the red poppy, and the whole plant of the California poppy can be useful in herbal health.
Poppy can be used to help support the support of pain, and as a sedative for insomnia. It can also be tried to help with anxiety, to inhibit the cough reflex, and to allay diarrhea.
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Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 tea bag for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and sugar to taste.
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 5 tea bags into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the serving pitcher straining the tea bags. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.
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