Is it possible to dry out poppy heads?
DRIED PAPAVER PODS.
Harvesting Poppy Seeds and Preserving Them
Dry the seeds in an open jar for a couple of weeks to save them for the next season. After that, transfer the seed to a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Culinary seeds will keep their flavor for up to a year if kept in a cool, dry, and dark place. DRIED PAPAVER PODS
Lupins are poisonous for a reason. They have a high quantity of ‘lupanine,’ a poisonous alkaloid. This can cause toxicity in people and animals if taken in large quantities. Toxins can be eliminated using a soaking and boiling method.
Is it illegal to purchase poppy seeds over the internet?
Are poppy pods prohibited in the United States?
The opium poppy naturally contains opiates like morphine and codeine, which is why it is illegal to cultivate in the United States. Poppy straw—all components of the poppy plant other than the seeds—is classified as a Schedule II restricted substance by the DEA. … The importation of tainted poppy seeds is prohibited.