Californian poppy (Eschscholzia california ) is organically grown in Italy
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Eschscholzia californica has no is among those natural herbs that should be avoided by pregnant and nursing women. Even organic herbs should not be given to young children except under the advice and guidance of a qualified herbalist or naturopathic doctor.
N ervine, hypnotic, anti-spasmodic, anodyne. Californian Poppy has the reputation of being a non-addictive alternative to the Opium Poppy, though it is less powerful. It has been used as a sedative and hypnotic for children, where there is over-excitability and sleeplessness. It can be used wherever an anti-spasmodic remedy is required.
While eschscholzia californica is a close relative of the opium poppy of south central Asia and the Middle East, the alkaloid compounds are far weaker; therefore, it would take an exceptionally large dose to produce any effect beyond mild relaxation. California Poppy Herb is most often used in combination with other herbs and plant extracts, usually medicinal herbs such as hawthorne, lavender, valerian & st john's wort.