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Ingredient Name : Papaver somniferum Linn. (Latex)

Arabic Name : Ufiyoon, Afyoon, Laban al-khashkhaash

Bengali Name : Aaphim

Chinese Name : Ya-pin

English Name : Opium

French Name : l� opium

German Name : Schlafmohn, Mohn, Gartenmohn

Gujarati Name : Afeem

Hindi Name : Afeem

Kannada Name : Aapheem, Aphini

Kashmiri Name : Afeem

Latin name : Papaver somniferum Linn. (Latex)

Marathi Name : Afu

Persian Name : Afeem

Sanskrit Name : Ahiphena

Urdu Name : Afeem

Recommended Dosage: 30 to 125 mg dried latex.

Contraindication: Avoid long term use of opium. Opium is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation.


Opium (Latex) is antispasmodic, antitussive, astringent, expectorant, hypnotic, narcotic, myotic and stimulant. It stimulates the generative organs. Useful in seminal debility, diarrhoea, dysentery, insomnia, sciatica, colic, severe cough and asthma.

Also recommended as an aphrodisiac as it is believed to lengthen the time of seminal discharge during coitus. Also used in combination with other drugs in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.