Athonite Herbs – Poppy Seeds – Mount Athos Pharmacy
100% pure Poppy Seeds from Mount Athos with strong hypnotic, emollient, antitussive & antispasmodic properties. They are used as spices in bakery and pastry!
Net Weight: 50g
Poppy Seeds from Mount Athos Pharmacy in Karyes
Discover your new daily diet habit with our monastic Poppy Seeds. Their multiple therapeutic properties and wonderful taste will amaze you. Due to their nutrient ingredients and their unique delightful taste, Poppy Seeds will offer you tasteful and absolutely beneficial recipes.
Poppy Seeds’ Healing Properties
They are hypnotic, emollient, antitussive, antispasmodic and against overstimulation. Poppy tea has euphoric and sedative properties. Treats sore throat and cough.
Poppy Seeds in Cooking
You can use them, both in cooking and pastry. They are used as spice in breads or as a tasty ingredient in sweets. You can add them to your own recipes for salads and pasta for a more refined taste. It is perfectly combined with potatoes and pies, in sweet or salty recipes. Don’t afraid to add a decoration with this natural nutrient as topping in every of your creation.
What to pay attention when using poppy seeds?
They are used both whole and crushed. However, we would recommend to avoid buying already crushed them. The reason behind this lies in the reaction of the spice, to the oxygen. The oils in the atmosphere results in seeds’ rancid.
It is not easy to grind the seeds if you do not have a special mill. Use an electric coffee grinder or the special attachment for nuts braking in the blender. But if you intend to use them in a beverage or food or sauce, soak them in advance in water for several hours.
Poppy seed tea preparation (poppy seed tea)
Grind the desired quantity and boil 1 teaspoon to 1 cup of water for 10 minutes. Then mix with cold juice or soda.
Origin: Mount Athos Pharmacy, Karyes
Net Weight: 50g