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Wild Lettuce Herb (Cut & Sifted, Wild Crafted)

Lactuca quercina, commonly called wild lettuce, is a member of the daisy family that is related to the common garden variety of lettuce that originates from Europe.The entire plant exudes a sap, or latex, that is applied topically. The dried herb, which contains a variety of sesquiterpene lactones and coumarins, is made into tea. Although this plant is also known as Lettuce Opium, the cultivated form of this herb lacks the narcotic agent found in related species.
Also Known As wild lettuce, lettuce opium
SKU 1388


Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs


Application cosmetic - Strong infusions are used topically as an antiseptic wash.culinary - Use in tea blends. The dried herb may also be tinctured or encapsulated.
Country of Origin Europe

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens PeanutsTree NutsEggsMilkWheatSoyFishCrustaceanSesame Seeds (Canada)Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Keep in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.