Loading...

Breadseed Poppy

$8.00

SKU: 9poppy Category:

Out of stock

Get notified when it's back in stock

Share
Loading...

Description

Breadseed Poppy, Common Poppy, is a flowering plant of the family Papaveraceae. The health benefits of the poppy seed are numerous! Poppy Seeds health benefits includes alleviating stress promoting good sleep, treating mouth ulcer, increasing energy level, enhancing psychological health, strengthening bones and lowering blood pressure. Other benefits includes supporting kidney health, relieving body pain, treating eczema and inflammation, managing diabetes and supporting cardiovascular system.

Poppy seeds are a unique combination of calcium and manganese that can treat various health problems including fertility issues in women. Nutritionists recommend consuming seeds to promote the development of neurons. In ancient times, poppy seeds were widely used to calm crying newborns.

Poppy seeds are a powerhouse of good carbohydrates that your body needs to balance energy levels. Regular consumption of the seeds will allow your body to absorb nutrients and to transfer oxygen throughout your body that is necessary to not only maintain energy but to produce it as well. This way, you can prevent problems like chronic fatigue and dizziness.

You can rarely find foods that contain components to improve your psychological health. Poppy seeds are one of them as they are loaded with nutrients such as copper, iron, and calcium. When consumed regularly, the nutrients will regulate neurotransmitters that will improve cognition and concentration. Moreover, nutritionists suggest that consuming poppy seeds will delay the onset of age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s diseases and dementia.

Calcium, copper, manganese, and phosphorus are necessary regarding your bone health. Poppy seeds, being a powerhouse of the nutrients strengthens not only your bones but connective tissue as well. Moreover, manganese that is widely found in the seeds is necessary to produce collagen that prevents your bones from serious damages such as fractures. The components also play an important role when it comes to bone density.

Poppy seeds are a natural and safe option to treat various kidney problems. It is loaded with potassium and is considered diuretic as well. A recent study revealed that Potassium help dissolves kidney stones effectively whereas being diuretic, it will allow proper urination and your body will flush out potential toxins, chemicals, and even excess salts. Moreover, oxalic acid in poppy seeds is also necessary to maintain healthy kidneys.

Poppy seeds contain analgesic properties and can relieve various body pains effectively. Poppy seeds were widely consumed in the form of teas to alleviate pain and factors associated with it. If you encounter headaches frequently, you should try sipping on some warm tea made with it.

You can treat skin problems like eczema and inflammation due to the high content of linolenic acid found in poppy seeds. A face-pack made with grounded poppy seeds and a small portion of lime juice can improve the condition of your skin. Simply apply the mixture gently on your skin and let it sit for good 15-20 minutes. Rinse with tap water and repeat twice a week for lasting results. This pack will help alleviate irritation, itchiness and can soothe your skin as well.

You can obtain sufficient levels of omega-6 fatty acids from poppy seeds, which your your body does not produce on its own, and yet is essential for your heart. Poopy seeds benefit the health of your cardiovascular system.

There is a long and interesting relationship between humans and the poppy. It was domesticated by indigenous people from Western and Central Europe between 6000 and 3500 BC. It’s believed that the medicinal and culinary use of poppy may have originated with the ancient Sumerian people between the sixth and fifth millennium BC. The oldest documented traces of poppies in Europe come from the Neolithic period, as evidenced by poppy seeds found in the Alps. Egyptians, Greeks and Romans feature poppies in their apothecaries, art, and myths; and they appear in modern stories, like The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Plants prefer full sun, well drained soil. They are an annual but will self seed if you do not collect the decorative seed pods in the fall.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Latin Name

Hardiness Zone

8-10

Growing Tips

Full sun, well drained soil

RELATED PRODUCTS

WE WILL BE TAKING SPRING ORDERS UNTIL MAY 15
AFTER THAT ORDERS WILL BE HELD UNTIL THE FALL SHIPPING IN SEPTEMBER

I am getting orders out as fast as I can, about 100 per week! UPS will email you tracking numbers when your plants leave the nursery. I am shipping out generally in the order that orders came in.

THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SPRING SEASON HERE AT CRIMSON SAGE. WISHING YOU ALL ABUNDANT GARDENS!