Organic Oat Straw
Origin: Australia, Certified Organic
Note: all dried herbs will come packaged in a resealable, lined pouch. If buying multiple herbs, they will be posted separately unless specified in order notes to combine.
Mucilage (β-glucan), Starch (60%), Mono & oligosaccharides, triterpenoid saponins (avenocosides) & sterols (sitosterol, stigmasterol), proteins (avenins), indole alkaloids (gramine & avenanthramides)
Nutrients (high source of Vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols) & B, iron, manganese, zinc, calcium, silicon and selenium), choline and phosphatidylcholine, flavonoids
Overall is a nervous system trophorestorative, is nutritive in cases of debility from anxiety, depression & fatigue. Taken over time will increase one’s stamina and strength. Will “feed” the nervous system especially when under stress, and is specific in cases of nervous debility and exhaustion, especially when associated with depression, insomnia, and “weakness of the nerves”. Has been given to help with addiction withdrawals (e.g. opium, tobacco).
Considered to also have antispasmodic, demulcent, diuretic, and vulnerary actions and is useful in rheumatic conditions. Often used in baths as an emollient and to treat insomnia and anxiety as well as in a variety of skin conditions, including burns and eczema.
Contraindications: None known.
Interactions: None reported.