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Wild opium lettuce (Lactuca virosa) Seeds

Product code: LAC02
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Since Antiquity Opium lettuce has offered itself as an opium substitute. The dried milk-sap or boiled leaves of this wild lettuce are mildly narcotic, traditionally serving as a home remedy for coughs.
200 Seeds

Growing instructions
Opium lettuce is an annual or hardy biennial. Sow seeds in spring outdoors and only just cover the seed. Germination is usually quick.

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Buy Wild opium lettuce (Lactuca virosa) seeds in our online store. Magic Garden Seeds is specialized in ethnobotanical, rare and unusual plants. In our Ethnobotanicals section you find seeds from plants which have medicinal or ritual uses. Since the beginning of civilization, people have used plants as medicine. In the Heirloom Vegetable Seeds section you find Heritage Seeds that are handed from one generation to the next sometimes for hundred years.