Herbal Remedies ~ Avena

By | September 20, 2014

Avena sativa (Haygrass Family, Wild Oats)

Avena HerbAlso called oatstraw, this herb has a reputation for nourishing the nervous and hormonal systems. It is also a great ally for skin and hair.

Regular usage has been shown to alleviate mild depression and help to balance blood sugar levels.

The nourishing properties of this herb make it a useful ally for eczema, attention deficit disorders, and all types of nervous exhaustion.

High in minerals, oatstraw is a valued ingredient in many daily nourishing brews.

It is also an anti-inflammatory used traditionally to treat skin conditions, nervous exhaustion, insomnia, diminished sex drive.

The dried Bulk Herb is used in daily infusions.

Oatstraw infusions can be applied topically, or added to a bath to soothe inflamed, irritated skin.

Tinctures are also available.