- What other names is Corn Poppy known by?
- What is Corn Poppy?
- How does Corn Poppy work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Corn Poppy.
Amapola, Copperose, Coquelicot, Corn Rose, Cup-Puppy, Grand Coquelicot, Headache, Headwark, Lalpost, Papaver rhoeas, Pavot Coquelicot, Pavot des Moissons, Pavot Rouge, Ponceau, Rakta Posta, Rakta-Posta, Rakta Khakasa, Red Poppy, Rhoeados Flos.
Corn poppy is an herb. People use the dried flower to make medicine.
In foods, corn poppy is an ingredient in some “metabolic” teas.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
There isn't enough information available to know how corn poppy works.
Dried corn poppy flowers are POSSIBLY SAFE for most adults to take by mouth as a medicine.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Children: The FRESH leaves and blossoms are POSSIBLY UNSAFE for use in children. They might cause side effects such as vomiting and stomach pain when eaten.
There isn't enough information to know if DRIED corn poppy flowers are safe for children to use. It's best to avoid use.
Sedative medications (CNS depressants)Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.Talk with your health provider.
Corn poppy leaf extract might cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Medications that cause sleepiness are called sedatives. Taking corn poppy leaf extract along with sedative medications might cause too much sleepiness.
The appropriate dose of corn poppy depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for corn poppy. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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