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California Poppy

St. Francis Herb Farm



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SKU: STF-0122


Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a mild sedative and/or sleep aid and as ananalgesic.


Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml): California Poppy tops (Eschscholzia californica) 250 mg QCE (1:4)

Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Distilled water, Grain alcohol

Our California Poppy tops are Certified Organically Grown.

QCE = Quantity Crude Equivalent


California Poppy acts as a mild sedative and analgesic and is effective in treatinganxiety and conditions in which anxiety plays a significant role. It is also used to soothe a disturbed sleep.


Adults: Take 0.3-1.2 ml (9-36 drops) 3 times daily in a little water on an empty stomach. For use as a sleep aid, the full daily dose of 0.9-3.6 ml (27-108 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.

Potential side effects/Safety

Do not use if you are pregnant.

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 sedativeand/or analgesic properties is not recommended.

Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness.

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