Papaver umbonatum

Papaver umbonatum Boiss.

Papaveraceae (Fumariaceae)

  • Corn Poppy
  • الباختة
  • الخشخش
  • خشخاش أحمر
  • شقائق النعمان
  • شقيق
  • el-bakhita
  • khushkhash
  • khushkhash ahmar
  • shaqa'iq an-nu'man
  • shaqiq
  • פָּרָג אַגָּסִי
  • parag agasi

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Papaver umbonatum Boiss.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

Decoct seeds & drink x1cup/day until recovery.

FruitZ

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Papaver genus has some species which may contain highly toxic alkaloids. Papaver umbonatum has been shown to contain papaverine, morphine, codeine, thebaine & noscapine. Seeds are generally considered to be non toxic.