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California Poppy - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday
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Common Name: California Poppy Latin Name: Eschscholzia californica Family Name: Papaveraceae The Blurb: This herb and flower is one of my favorite plants of all time! It is our state flower, and I always love seeing the bright pop of color these flowers have on grassy hillsides. California poppy is an amazing sedating nervine and shows great benefit for those who suffer from insomnia or acute/intense anxiety. It’s relaxing for the body and mind. The leaf is typically used for medicinal purposes, and is usually taken in tincture (my favorite way to take it) or teas and sometimes in...