- Botanical Name : Papaver Somniferum
- Family Name : Papaveraceae
- Common Name : Poppy Seeds, Aphium Opium Poppy, White Poppy, Posta
- Part Used : Seeds, Flowers
- Habitat : Cultivated on large scale at altitude of 1500m - 2100m
- Product offered : Seeds
Seeds are used as Tonic. Milky juice from immature fruits yields opium. Ripe and dry fruits contain only small quantity of alkaloides and therefore narcotic properties are mild. It has been used against toothaches and coughs. It is frequently administered to relieve pain and calm excitement.