Poppy

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Poppy
Cat Given Name : Poppy
Other Name(s) :
Description :

Poppy is a plant about one foot high, with long narrow leaves, dark hairy stalk and scarlet flowers with a black center.

Properties :

Poppy can be consumed to remove pain, aid sleep, and relieve coughs. Caution and moderation in its use is advised, as poppy can become addictive.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Burn, Broken Bone (Open), Blackcough, Broken Bone (Closed), Chronic Cough, Concussion, Damaged Tooth, Dislocated hip, Dislocated shoulder,
Symptoms : Severe Pain,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Flowers
When to Collect : Late Newleaf to mid Greenleaf
How to Collect : Select flowers of good color and full vitality. Bite the flowers off, leaving as little stem as possible.
How to Preserve : Lay the flowers in full sun to dry.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : Late Newleaf to mid Greenleaf
How to Collect : Pluck leaves of healthy green color from the plant.
How to Preserve : Lay the leaves in the sun so that they may dry quickly.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Collecting & Storing Seeds
When to Collect : Late Greenleaf
How to Collect : When the flowers go to seed, the seeds should be collected as they are ready to drop from the flower heads.
How to Preserve : Lay the seeds in the shade for a slow dry, to best preserve their healing powers.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Detailed Usage Information
Flowers : May be consumed to relieve coughs.
Flowers : May be chewed to aid in sleep and improve resting.
Leaves : May be chewed to aid in sleep and improve resting.
Seeds : May be consumed to relieve internal or external pain.
Seeds : May be consumed to aid in sleep and improve resting.