OAT STRAW : Avena sativa

OAT STRAW : Avena sativa

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Dried botanicals for your everyday life. Organic and therapeutic quality, always.


From the common oat plant, oat straw has numerous medicinal properties that make it a favourite for calming and supporting the body through times of stress.

Traditionally used as a long term tonic to nourish a worn-down nervous system, oat straw is a great soothing herb for the mind and body.

Oat straw is high in numerous vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B-complex, B6, C, E and K, as well as silicon, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, manganese and zinc. Its nutritive properties help to replenish a depleted system during times of fatigue and exhaustion. 


Actions :

Nutritive / Thymoleptic / Cardiac tonic / Mild Antidepressent / Mild Relaxant / Anti-Inflammatory

Other uses :

Try it in a bath (inside a tied muslin cloth) to soothe irritated, itchy or dry skin. 

Packaging :

All botanicals come in fully compostable, resealable packaging. 


Please note that due to the nature of dried herbs being pure plant matter, the appearance may vary slightly between batches. Rest assured that the quality and organic certification will always remain the same. 


For larger order quantities please contact hannah@forageandbloom.co.nz 


References ;

Materia Medica of Western Herbs by Carole Fisher

Herbs and Natural Supplements; An evidence-based guide 3rd edition by Lesley Braun and Marc Cohen

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs by Kerry Bone

The Constituents of Medicinal Plants by Andrew Pengelly

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