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An opium substitute & valuable remedy for use in insomnia, restlessness and nervousness in children. As an antispasmodic it can be used as holistic treatment for whooping cough and dry irritated coughs. It will relieve colic pain in the gut and uterus and
Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Analgesic, Hypnotic, Nervine, Sedative, Narcotic
Kratom, California Poppy
high doses can produce stupor, depress breathing and overdose can cause coma/death.
Capsules, teas, tinctures. Fresh green leaves are sometimes added to salads.Dried leaves: 0.5-3g TID. Infusion: 1 tsp/cup, infuse 15 min, TID. Tincture: (1:1, 25%), 0.5-3ml TID.