Poppy-seed Oil

(USAN)

💊 Chemical information

Adormidera, aceite de semilla de; Huile d’Oeillette; Maw Oil; Oleum Papaveris; Oleum Papaveris Seminis.

💊 Profile

Poppy-seed oil is the fixed oil expressed from the ripe seeds of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum (Papaveraceae). It is used as a substitute for olive oil for culinary and pharmaceutical purposes. It is also used in the preparation of Iodised Oil Fluid Injection (BP 2008). Commercial grades are used in making soaps, paints, and varnishes.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Switz.: GU Eau†; Olbas.
Published May 08, 2019.