Oats have long been an agricultural food source, known for their nutritional value and hardy, easy to grow, nature. Oatstraw is from the stalks and flowers and seeds of the oat plant.
Oatstraw is a wonderful medicinal and supplemental herb! Oatstraw contains an amazing amount of nutrients! Rich in Vitamin B, D and E, as well as Magnesium, Calcium, and Iron. This plant has particularly high levels of calcium, making it great for anyone low on calcium seeking a natural supplement. In fact because of its high levels of calcium Oatstraw has been used to treat broken bones and Osteoporosis. For broken bones Oatstraw has been used along with the “Bone Knitter”, Comfrey, and other herbs like horsetail. Oatstraw has also been considered a great way to raise energy levels and increase brain function due to it’s blend of B vitamins and vitamin D. The variety of B vitamins in Oatstraw have led it to even be used as a libido boosting tea! Oatstraw is even a nervine, meaning that it can effectively reduce stress and anxiety, as well as nourish the brain and nervous system. Oatstraw, like oats, is also great for the skin. A tea or balm made with Oatstraw can rehydrate the skin and help treat a number of skin irritations! It doesn’t stop there though! As a tea Oatstraw can help improve many other aspects of health by providing the different systems of the body with the nourishment they need. If used regularly in a tea by itself, or a blend with other herbs, one can expect to notice a much healthier body!
We hope you can find a place on your tea herb shelf for this great plant, and we hope to be experimenting with possible recopies including Oatstraw in the future! 🙂
Source of Calcium: For those seeking a natural source of Calcium, look no further! Our Oaststraw is completely organic and is a great natural source of calcium that can help promote healthy bones!
Energy Enhancer: Oatstraw blend of vitamins and minerals can help produce higher energy levels for the body and mind as well as promote a healthier libido.
Stress and Anxiety: Oatstraw tea is a great way to reduce stress and nourish the nervous system. Blend with other stress reducing teas like Chamomile, and Rose hips!
Circulatory Health: Oatstraw teas have been found to promote a healthy heart and cardiovascular system as well as lower bad cholesterol.
Preparations and Dosage:
Tea: One of the best ways to enjoy Oatsraws natural health benefits is in a tea! Just steep 1 to 2 teaspoons of Oatstraw per 8oz cup of water for 5 to 10 minutes. For a stronger tea one can boil the herb in the water for 10 to 20 minutes.
Baths: For skin health one can make a bath with Oatstraw! About a pound is needed(one can add other washing herbs to enhance the desired bathing effects). Combine with several quarts very hot water, let it soak and cool, then sit in bath or soak effected area. An Oatstraw bath can help nourish and revitalize the skin!
Balms and Lotions: Oatstraw can be made into balms and lotions to treat dry and irritated skin conditions.
Precautions and Side Effects:
While there are no known toxic effects from using Oatstraw, it may contain gluten and those with gluten allergies should avoid use.
***These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ***
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