What is opium?

Opium is a highly addictive non-synthetic narcotic that is extracted from the poppy plant (scientific name: Papaver somniferum). The opium poppy is the key source for many narcotics, including morphine, codeine, and heroin.

Opium street names (Nicknames)

Buddha, Chillum, Chinese Molasses, Aunti Emma, Ze, Emerald City, Easing Powder, Midnight Oil

How long does opium stay in your hair?

For the majority of people, opium stays in body systems and can be detected by hair test for up to 90 days.

How long does opium stay in your saliva?

For the majority of people, opium stays in body systems and can be detected by saliva test from 1 to 4 days.

How long does opium stay in your urine?

For the majority of people, opium stays in body systems and can be detected by urine test from 2 days to 4 weeks.

How long does opium stay in your blood?

For the majority of people, opium stays in body systems and can be detected by blood test for up to 6 hours.

The provided estimates are averaged and can vary upwards or downwards, depending upon many factors:

  • How long you have been taking opium;
  • Whether you have excessive weight;
  • Whether you have had physical activity before test;
  • Dehydration of your body;
  • Metabolism, height, age, sex and other factors.