Oat Straw (Avena sativa) has a calming effect on the nerves and is a strong nutritive nervine for depression. It helps hold calcium in the body and is very high in silica. Oatstraw is a stimulant and is rich in bodybuilding materials. Used as a facial pack it is helpful for slowing down wrinkles and used as an external pack can be used for psoriasis and other skin disorders. It has helped to reduce high blood pressure by reducing cholesterol levels, thus increasing circulation, its benefits being directed to the brain and body. Oatstraw is helpful for treating depression, eases menopausal problems and helps lessen the problems associated with drug withdrawal.
Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Oatstraw can provide relief for: Menopausal Problems, Insomnia and Nervous conditions, Urinary Organs, Depression, Psoriasis and Skin Disorders, High Blood Pressure, Drug Withdrawal, Hair and Fingernails, Wrinkles.