Khus, or poppy seeds are sourced from opium poppy, or Papaver somniferum. Their anti-septic property helps keep the skin free of infections, and in removal of lice. Their anti-inflammatory action relieves inflammation of circulatory and nervous systems. Khus extract also helps relieve muscular and joint aches; as well as pains associated with dry and cracking skin, rheumatism as well as arthritis. And the seeds’ sedative property calms anxiety, anger, nervousness etc; while being effective against insomnia.