California Poppy Herb (Eschscholzia californica)
A herbal food supplement
California Poppy, Golden Poppy, California Sunlight, Cup of Gold
With bright silky petals, this plant is the official state flower of California.
The loose chopped dried herb.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
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.
This herb is considered safe in food amounts. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family (Papaveraceae). Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. This herb is not suitable during pregnancy. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Do not use whilst breastfeeding without consulting professional advice. Do not use in conjunction with sedatives. There is also concern about using with strong analgesics.
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.
Keep in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.