Californian Poppy

Eschscholzia californica Cham.

Amapola de California
Part used

Aerial parts collected at the time of blooming.

Indication

It is a sedative, anxiolytic and antispasmodic.

Properties

California poppy is a widely used in folk medicine as an analgesic and sedative plant.

It is often associated with other sedative plants (valerian root, hypericum, passionflower, lemon balm leaves) for the treatment of nerve pain, neurasthenia, depression, insomnia, sensitivity to weather changes and headaches, among others.