Opium is the dried latex obtained from the opium poppy (scientific name: Papaver
somniferum). Opium latex contains approximately 12 percent of the analgesic ...
Opium is a highly addictive narcotic drug acquired from the opium poppy. Heroin
is derived from the morphine alkaloid found in opium.
Opium is a substance derived from the poppy plant and used in the production of
various street drugs and medical pain relivers such as Morphine.
The Chinese didn't realize that opium was an addictive substance until the late
17<sup>th</sup> century. By that point, more than 1/3 of Chinese males reported smoking ...
The earliest reference to opium growth and use is in 3,400 B.C. when the opium
poppy was cultivated in lower Mesopotamia (Southwest Asia). The Sumerians ...
Opium addiction information, symptoms, treatment and referrals to local help for
opiate addiction and withdrawal symptoms.
Opium is an extract of the exudate derived from seedpods of the opium poppy,
Papaver somniferum. The poppy plant was cultivated in the ancient civilisations
A BRIEF HISTORY OF OPIUM. papaver somniferum: opium poppy "Opium
teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is
The opium poppy is cultivated in lower Mesopotamia. The Sumerians refer to it as
Hul Gil, the 'joy plant.' The Sumerians would soon pass along the plant and its ...
Opium definition, the dried, condensed juice of a poppy, Papaver somniferum,
that has a narcotic, soporific, analgesic, and astringent effect and contains ...