Benefits Of Poppy Seeds: Many such spices are used in the Indian kitchen which are very beneficial for our health. Poppy is one of these. Yes, poppy seeds have many such medicinal properties which help in keeping away the problems of our body. It not only works to enhance the taste of dishes, but also helps in keeping away physical ailments. Many people also know it by the name of Posto and Popcid and it is also used in different ways in different regions of India. So let’s know about its properties.