Organic Poppy Seed Carrier Oil
4 oz / 120 ml $16.83
POPPY SEED OIL – extracted from seeds of the Poppy flower.
ORGANIC / COLD PRESSED.
Especially high in tocopherol / tocotrienols (wide vitamin E spectrum), Poppy Seed Oil is thus valuable in: treating scars, preventing stretchmarks in pregnancy, and in anti-ageing facial applications.
Known as the Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum), from which Opium is derived, it has no known narcotic properties, so Massage Therapists can use this sensual, flowing oil, without any of the extreme effects caused by pure Opium.
However, according to Wikipedia, “poppy seed oil is highly palatable, high in vitamin E, and contains opium alkaloids such as morphine and codeine in quantities of up to 400 mg/L.”
Poppy Seed Oil is considered one of the healthiest foods on the planet, because its richness in Omega- 3 and Omega -9 fatty acids, which lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, and raise HDL (good) cholesterol.
Our premium quality organic Poppy Seed Oil, can be poured over your food, to enjoy all the above health benefits internally.
The oil is highly emollient – excellent for extremely dry skin / cracked skin.
Also available in different sizes, discounts, and in Unrefined form, at our store on Etsy.
Our Vegetable Oils are: Extracted through cold pressed methods. We do not employ the use of solvent, hexane or alcohol extraction. We do not stock oils that have been processed through heat intensive hydraulic extraction, as these methods produce unhealthy oils, that lack the qualities we require for skin rejuvenation and health.