Poppy Seeds

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Poppy Seeds – pachakam.com

SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Papaver Somniferum

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Poppy seeds are demulcent and used against constipation. Also used as sedative against irritant coughing and sleeplessness.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

  B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, riboflavin, niacin, and folic acid

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Poppy seeds, due to its highly nutritive aspect, finds application in culinary items like making of breads, cakes, cookies, confectionaries, curries and sweets.

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