Oat straw is above all useful for improving moods. It works as an anti depressant and lifts you up when you’re feeling fatigued. It can be used in the bath or on the skin to treat irritations or as a face wash for oily skin.
Starch, gluten, albumen and other protein compounds, sugar, gum oil, and salts. Plus, alkaloids, sterols, silicic acid, starch, saponins, fluten, vitamins, and minerals.
Baths, tinctures, teas, and skin care products.
Topical Uses / Applications:
A bowl full of oats is a great way to start the day. Include some fruit on top and it’s a great way get a boost for the day.
Carbohydrates, silicic acid.
GRAS: Generally Recognized As Safe. This herb can be safely consumed when used appropriately.
“In Europe, oat straw is a long-trusted additive to soaps and skin conditioners. Oats are a staple of breakfast cereals, as well as being known to help the body in the management of healthy skin, hair, and nails. Recently, there has been some articles written claiming oatstraw may help with erectile dysfunction, and as such is a popular ingredient in alternatives to Viagra.” Mountain Rose Herbs
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