California Poppy Herb (Eschscholzia californica)

£11.50
By Napiers

Size
Description

A herbal food supplement

BOTANICAL NAME

Eschscholzia californica

COMMON NAMES

California Poppy, Golden Poppy, California Sunlight, Cup of Gold

FAMILY
Papaveraceae 

DESCRIPTION

With bright silky petals, this plant is the official state flower of California.

Traditionally used to support relaxation and sleep.

PART SUPPLIED

The loose chopped dried herb.

AVAILABLE AS

100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.

SUITABLE FOR

Vegetarians and vegans.

DIRECTIONS

Infusion: About 1-2 teaspoons of herb to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired.

Drink up to 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.

The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.

CAUTIONS

Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.

MEDICINAL USE

Sleeplessness (particularly in overactive children), colic pain. 

Key actions: Mild sedative, analgesic, anxiolytic.

In clinic: Herbalists use this herb to treat insomnia, anxiety and stress, nervous bowel, neuralgia and migraines. 

If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition.

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Napiers the Herbalists was founded by Duncan Napier, a Victorian botanist and the most famous herbalist in Scotland.