Latin Name : Papaver Somniferum
Country of Origin: Netherlands
Within the tiny black kidney-shaped poppy seed has high levels of dietary fiber, B vitamins and several important minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc, all of which have been linked to digestive, heart and immune health.
They are used as a natural remedy for everything from pain, anxiety and insomnia, to skin ailments and oral ulcers.
The abundance of copper and iron in poppy seeds improves red blood cell formation, which helps in the prevention of anemia and other blood-related conditions.
The most important benefit of poppy seeds is the prevention of heart disease. The seeds contain linoleic acid, which is an omega-6 fatty acid required for heart health.