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California Poppy

Description

The US Formulary of 1918 says of this botanical: “Attention has been brought to this California member of the Papaveraceae, as a powerful herb for calming and supporting sleep.” Native American tribes from different parts of California used this plant for many traditional purposes- especially as a calming agent. The Pomo tribes from areas north of what is now Sacramento reportedly used the crushed seeds as a topical application, while…

 

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Products Containing California Poppy

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    Black Elderberry Nighttime Syrup

    For immune support & restful sleep*

    For centuries Black Elderberries have been recognized for supporting the immune system.* Gaia Herbs’ best-selling _Black Elderberry Nighttime Syrup _ super-concentrates the juice from 14.5 grams of organic Elderberries into a single teaspoon. Another important aspect of optimal health is restful sleep. _Black Elderberry Nighttime Syrup _ contains the organic herbs Lemon Balm and California Poppy to gently support a good night of rest.* Our _Black Elderberry Nighttime Syrup _ also contains organic Acerola Cherry fruit extract, making it a delicious and rich source of Vitamin C.*

    Herbs:  Acerola, Black Elderberry, California Poppy, Grindelia, Lemon Balm

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    California Poppy

    500 mg/ml herb equivalency

    California Poppy has traditionally been used to calm and support the entire nervous system.* It also is used to support restful sleep.*

    Herbs:  California Poppy

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    Calm Restore Herbal Drops

    Calms occasional nervousness*

    Developed by a pediatric naturopath, this formulation promotes a gentle calming action.* It calms occasional nervous irritability, sensitivity and excitement.* The drops also support a healthy mood and healthy sleep.*

    Herbs:  American Skullcap, Vervain, California Poppy, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Passionflower

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    Sleep & Relax

    Readies the body for sleep*

    At the end of a busy day, our minds and bodies are often not ready for rest. Sleep & Relax formula – a blend of organic herbs traditionally recognized to support tranquil sleep, promotes a healthy sleep cycle by calming tension and helping the mind unwind.*

    Herbs:  California Poppy, Lavender Essential Oil, Lemon Balm, Marojam Leaf Essential Oil, Passionflower, Valerian Root

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    Sleep Formula*

    Aids in falling asleep quickly*

    For some of us, falling asleep is sometimes the most troubling aspect of the sleep cycle. Sleep Formula’s all-herbal formula features extracts of herbs historically recognized to facilitate the transition from wakefulness to sleep.* Encapsulated in Gaia’s patented, readily-absorable Liquid Phyto-Caps®, Sleep Formula works quickly to help you fall asleep with more ease.

    Herbs:  American Skullcap, California Poppy, Hops, Kava Kava, Passionflower, Valerian

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    Valerian/Poppy Supreme

    Contains Gaia Farm grown herbs

    Valerian/Poppy Supreme is a unique synergistic blend, created to establish a sense of calm in the body.* This product contains Valerian Root, Skullcap and California Poppy, all of which are Certified Organic and grown on the Gaia Herbs Farm.*

    Herbs:  American Skullcap, California Poppy, Chamomile, Kava Kava, Mugwort, Passionflower, Valerian

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Ecologically Harvested is a term that describes all herbs sold by Gaia Herbs that are not Certified Organic. Ecologically Harvested herbs include herbs that are harvested in their natural habitat, (i.e., wild harvested) according to specific guidelines for harvesting these herbs (i.e., away from roads and industry, as well as guidelines to avoid overharvesting). Our term, Ecologically Harvested, also includes herbs that are grown in managed woodland areas, fields designated for specific herbs, and herbs that are grown by indigenous growers, such as Kava Kava. All Ecologically Harvested herbs pass pesticide and heavy metal testing as well as microbial testing, prior to release.