Poppy seed oil was forgotten and less known ingredient in European kitchens for a long time. Poppy seed oil is edible seed oil which is obtained from poppy seeds. These poppy seeds yield 45-50% oil. The extracted oil has high levels of vitamin E, thus making it extremely useful for hair and skin. Apart from skin and hair industry poppy seed oil is used in many other industries.
Poppy seed oil has a very decent odor which won't overpower your emotions, which makes it wanted. Poppy seeds are also used in baking, in salads and condiments.
|Product Name||:||Poppy seed oil|
|Botanical Name||:||Papaver Somniferum|
|Other Names||:||Poppy Oil, Khus Khus Oil|
|Country of Origin||:||Austria|
|Color||:||It is light yellow in color|
|Odor||:||It has a decent smell|
|Extraction Method||:||Cold Press|
|Solubility||:||It is soluble in other essential oils|
Poppy seed oil is one of those plant oils that receive hardly any attention. It is one of eldest plants on Earth. The seeds found in middle Europe were from 4600-3800 B.BC. In the early 19th century it was used as cooking oil, lamp oil, and varnish and it was also used to make soaps and pains for much longer times.
Poppy seed oil is also good for female fertility, enhances digestion, cures sleeplessness, cures mouth ulcers, it boosts your energy, improves brain health, strengthens bones, regulates blood pressure, and it also promotes vision health.
Poppy seed oil has powerful antioxidant properties, they have healthy essential volatile oils and fatty acids, it has cholesterol in it, and they are an excellent source of Vitamin B. Poppy seed oil also has good amount of minerals like potassium, copper, calcium, zinc, and magnesium.
Like any other essential oil Poppy seed oil also blends well with other essential oils.