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  • Opium - Wikipedia

    Opium (poppy tears, with the scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is the dried latex obtained from the opium poppy (scientific name: Papaver somniferum). Approximately 12 percent of the opium latex is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for ...

  • Opium: Uses, Addiction Treatment & Side Effects -

    Opium is a highly addictive narcotic drug acquired from the opium poppy. Heroin is derived from the morphine alkaloid found in opium.

  • opium | Drug, Physiological Actions, & History ...

    Opium: Opium, narcotic drug obtained from the unripe seedpods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.

  • Opium Poppy: History - Drug Enforcement Administration ...

    History The Origins of Opium. 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).

  • Opium - Yves Saint Laurent | Sephora

    Rarely in the history of fragrance has a creation embodied such enchantment, mystery, magic, and exoticism. Introduced in 1977, Opium symbolizes Yves Saint Laurent's fascination with the Orient and his unique understanding of a woman's hidden emotion

  • Black Opium - Yves Saint Laurent | Sephora

    Black Opium is the highly addictive feminine fragrance from Yves Saint Laurent. Fascinating and seductively intoxicating, the opening notes of adrenaline-rich coffee and the sweet sensuality of vanilla recline into the softness of white flowers for a

  • Opium | Define Opium at

    Opium definition, the dried, condensed juice of a poppy, Papaver somniferum, that has a narcotic, soporific, analgesic, and astringent effect and contains morphine, codeine, papaverine, and other alkaloids used in medicine in their isolated or derived forms: a narcotic substance, poisonous in large doses.

  • Religion as Opium of the People (Karl Marx) - ThoughtCo

    Karl Marx wrote that religion is the opium of the people, but few understand what he really meant. Marx was criticizing society more than religion.

  • Opium - Spiegelworld

    Produced by Spiegelworld, the creators of the hit show Absinthe, Opium is the new show at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas which combines ridiculous comedy, space travel, live funk music and outrageous costumes to deliver an immersive show that is completely off the planet.

  • Opium Poppy: Production & Distrubution

    Harvesting Opium Poppies. The milky fluid that seeps from cuts in the unripe poppy seed pod has, since ancient times, been scraped off and air-dried to produce what is known as opium.

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