Californian Poppy Powder
Plant uses: May be used for relaxation and alleviating anxiety and stress. It can reduce nervousness, aid in sleep disorders, relieve pain and may even lower blood pressure and reduce heart palpitations.
Plant preparations: Infusion: make a nourishing cup of tea.
Plant properties: Analgesic, anesthetic, sedative.
Energetics and Taste: Cooling, bitter.
Scientific name: Eschscholzia californica
Other common names: Golden, poppy, Californian sunlight, Cup of gold.
Part used: Aerials
Cautions and contraindications: With all herbs, it is important you do your own research before consuming them. Although many herbs are generally safe to use, some herbs may have interactions with medication or be unsuitable to take during pregnancy.