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CORN POPPY

Papaver rhoeas

  • History

    The French word for poppy owes its name to its red color. "Coq" means rooster, and "coquelicot" refers to the red of a rooster's crest, as well as its cry (formerly written "coquericot", now "cocorico" - the French equivalent of cock-a-doodle-doo).

  • Location

    Cron poppy petals used in distillate come from Morocco

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Poppy extract is known for its soothing and emollient properties, and is particularly suitable for sensitive and irritated skin. It also offers softening benefits, which explains why it is often included in skincare products for all the family, to give a feeling of well-being.