Scientific Name: Avena sativa
Other Names: Groats, Haver, Haver-Corn, Haws, Oatmeal, Oatstraw
Parts Used: Whole Plant
Preparation & Dosage:
Herbal Actions: Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antipruritic, Antispasmodic, Anxiolytic, Demulcent, Emollient, Nervine Relaxant, Nutritive Restorative for Nervous & Endocrine systems, Sedative, Stimulant, Tonic (Nervine), Vulnerary
Uses: Anxiety, Bladder & Abdominal Problems, Chilblains, Depression, Dyspepsia, Eczema, Eye Problems, Frostbite, Gastroenteritis, General Debility, Gout, Intestinal Colic, Irritated Skin Conditions, Kidney Problems, Liver Problems, Lumbago, Neuralgia, Nicotine Withdrawal, Paralysis, Rheumatism, Stress
Contraindications: Do not use if you have Celiac Disease.
Notes: Contains B complex vitamins, proteins and minerals, especially potassium & magnesium.