Dried, cleaned seeds of the opium poppy plant. Poppy seeds are considered a spice and are used extensively in bakery. This product has been heat treated as per Queensland legal requirements.
Although very small, poppy seeds are composed of 40% to 50% oil that is rich in unsaturated fats, such as the two essential fatty acids, linoleic and linolenic. Poppy seeds also have less than 10%
saturated fat. A 1/3 oz. of poppy seeds (a mere tablespoon’s worth) has more than 10% of the daily value for calcium.Poppy seed (Khas Khas) is used as food and as a source of fatty oil. It is widely used for culinary purposes. Because of its highly nutritive nature it is used in breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, curries, sweets and confectionery. Its seeds are demulcent and are used against constipation. The capsules are used as a sedative against irritant coughing and sleeplessness in the form of syrup or extract.
Сonfectionery and bakery:
- As a sprinkling: bread rolls, rusks, rolls, buns, drying, cakes
- As stuffing: rolls, buns, bagels, pies, rolls
In medicine, all parts of the plant are used: tonic drinks are prepared from leaves, and migraine is removed by decoction of the roots.
- calcium salts restore bone tissue
- decoction of poppy seeds relieves seizures with a strong cough
- The extract from the seeds of the poppy contains a lot of protein and is used in cosmetology
- hypnotic and sedative
- the magnesium content restores the nervous system
- poppy is famous for its anthelmintic properties
- poppy is the raw material for morphine, codeine and papaverine
As an ingredient for improving taste in milk-drinking and serum products
||Blue to grey in colour
||Nutty flavour, typical of poppy seed, free from any objectionable tastes
||Slightly oily aroma, free from rancid notes
||Should be firm, free flowing seeds
||NLT 99.5% by weight
|Loss on Drying
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)