Wild Lettuce Organic
Botanical Name: Lactuca virosa
Common Names: Lettuce Opium
Wild lettuce is known for having mild sedative and pain-relieving properties, due to a milky substance called lactucarium which is found in the leaves and stem of the plant.
Our organic Lactuca virosa is certified organic by Quality Assurance International, which follows the guidelines for organic certification as put forth by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Organic Program. It is also certified kosher.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.