Mexican Poppy

Botanical name - Argemone mexicana
Family - papaveraceae

An annual plant of 1.5m height with spreading branches. Juice of this weed plant is applied over warts, scabies, removal of skin by rubbing and blisters. Decoction of roots is used as a lotion for inflamed swellings and given internally for skin diseases. Seed oil is also used against fungal skin diseases externally.