Are all poppy seeds edible?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Do poppy seeds contain THC?

No, poppy seeds do not contain the chemical THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, that is common to cannabis plants. However, eating even a small amount of poppy seeds, for instance in a muffin or on a bag... Read More »

How are poppy seeds dispersed?

Poppy seeds are dispersed by the interaction of the wind or passing animals with the plant. This is a method of self dispersal.Formation of the Seed HeadPoppies reproduce by creating seeds in a see... 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 »