Poppy self-seed

An annual plant with pinnately divided leaves, flowers of various colors (usually orange-red or bright purple) and a spherical box, narrowed at the base into a short stem. The whole plant is pubescent. Blooms in May-June.

It grows in weedy places, in crops, along roads, embankments.

Poppy seed contains alkaloids: morphine, papaverine, narcein, rhoeadin, etc.


Tea: 3 g of dry petals per 20 ml of boiling water, after cooling, filter and drink 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times every day (antitussive).

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