ORGANIC OATSTRAW, c/s
Botanical Name: Avena sativa
Origin: USA or Croatia
Production: Oatstraw is an edible grass that has been cultivated since prehistoric times for its edible, ripened seed (oat groat). It is best harvested when the seed is mature but should still retain green in the stems once dried.
Qualities: Oat straw contains protein (gluten) saponins, flavonoids, alkaloids, steroidal compounds, vitamins B1, B2, D, E, carotene, starch, fat, minerals such as calcium, magnesium and iron, and trace elements like silicon and potassium. It is highly valued for its support of the nervous system and prescribed to restore balance and a sense of calm in depressed, exhausted, and anxious individuals, or those who are suffering from insomnia.
Common Use: Oatstraw can be brewed as a tea, infusion, or used in a bath.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in a sealed container.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.