California Poppy is traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a mild sedative and/or sleep aid and as an analgesic.
California Poppy acts as a mild sedative and analgesic and is effective in treating anxiety and conditions in which anxiety plays a significant role. It is also used to soothe a disturbed sleep.
St. Francis Herb Farm’s California Poppy tincture is certified organic.
Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica, tops) 250 mg Quantity Crude Equivalent (1:4)
Certified Organic alcohol
Adults: Take 0.3-1.2 ml (10-40 drops) 3 times daily in a little water on an empty stomach. If using California Poppy primarily as a sleep aid, the full daily dose of 0.9-3.6 ml (30-120 drops) can be taken from 30 to 60 minutes before bedtime. Take an additional dose of 0.9-3.6 ml earlier in the evening if necessary.
Cautions and Warnings:
Consult a health care practitioner: if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 3 weeks; if symptoms worsen or persist; before use if you are breastfeeding. Consumption with alcohol, other medications or natural health products with sedative and/or analgesic properties is not recommended.
Do not use if you are pregnant.
Known Adverse Reactions:
Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness.