Are Poppy Seeds Bad for Birds?

Answer Poppy seeds are one of the ornamental flowers that serve as a good feed source for birds. The seeds can be used to attract songbirds to backyards for viewing or can be part of wildlife habitat plan... Read More »

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Are poppy seeds from poppy flowers?

Poppy seeds come from the opium poppy, which also produces opium and is used to make opiate medications such as codeine and morphine. Often used in muffins, buns, and other baked goods, poppy seeds... Read More »

Uses for Dry Poppy Seeds?

A small seed derived from the poppy plant, poppy seeds come in two varieties, white and blue. Slightly larger and stronger in flavor than white poppy seeds, blue poppy seeds appear in eastern Europ... Read More »

The Effects of Poppy Seeds?

Poppy seeds grow from an opium plant indigenous to the Mediterranean and are bluish gray in color. They are nutty in taste and are often used to flavor pastries, desserts, sauces, vegetables and no... Read More »

Are all poppy seeds edible?

Cooks should only buy the type of poppy seeds labeled as suitable for cooking. Generally, "white" (European) or "blue" (Indian/Asian) poppy seeds are edible. All parts of the opium poppy, Papaver s... Read More »