Product: Avens Oat Straw
Latin Name: Avena sativa
Plant Family: Poaceae
Other Names: Common Oat, Groat, Oat Straw, Cat Grass, Joulaf, Green Oat Grass, Haferstroh, Aveia, Paille d’Avoine & Son d’Avoine.
The colour of this straw can range from golden yellow through to green, depending on time of cut/drying etc.
Increases energy levels and reduces anxiety.
Aids brain function, helps with heart disease/ reduces cholesterol.
Oat straw heals osteoporosis, mends bones, relieves cramps and strengthens teeth
make an energy drink using Oatstraw, Lemon and Ginger.
While most people are familiar with the cholesterol-reducing benefits of eating oats, you may be surprised to find that the stems, flowers and milky seeds of the oat plant – commonly called oatstraw – are also highly medicinal.
Traditionally, a tea – or infusion – made of oatstraw has been used to treat a variety of ailments, from broken bones to sexual dysfunction.
High in calcium and other minerals, an infusion of oatstraw is a herbal remedy that can nourish the body at the deepest level.
Oatstraw is a known nervine, meaning that it soothes and nourishes the central nervous system. It may be helpful in treating anxiety, insomnia and nervousness.
Oatstraw is high in the following nutrients:
• Calcium • Chromium
• Crude Fibre • Dietary Fibre
• Magnesium • Vitamin A
• Silicon • Sodium
Instructions to make an infusion:
Use 1 heaped TABLEspoon per cup required
Place in pot
Add boiling water
Allow to infused for 10-12 minutes
Strain well and pour into a cup