Spices, poppy seed

Fun Facts

  1. Poppy seeds are effective in quenching thirst, fever, inflammation, constipation and irritation of the abdomen.
  2. Poppy seeds are one of the necessary ingredients in many cooling medicines.
  3. Poppy seeds act as a supply of your daily dose of minerals like iodine, manganese, zinc, magnesium and copper.
  4. The oil from poppy seeds plant is useful in treating carcinoma as it contains monounsaturated fatty acids.
  5. Poppy seeds add flavour and texture to breads, cookies, muffins, cakes and other foods.
  6. As an Ayurvedic medicine, these seeds are sometimes grounded into a paste with milk to form a skin-renewing moisturizer.
  7. Poppy seeds contain Linoleic acid that is beneficial in preventing heart disorders and abdomen conditions.
  8. These seeds have a decent supply of fatty acids that are needed for the body’s physiological state. They are found to be rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
  9. Poppy seeds also are used as narcotics to treat pain-related conditions. They’re utilized in treating respiratory disorders, infectious diseases, diarrhoea and sleep disorders.

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