Oat Straw (Avena Sativa)
Oat Straw is rich in calcium and magnesium. It can be used for both physical and nervous fatigue and is helpful for depression. Oat straw also contains B-complex vitamins, silicia, calcium, flavones, saponins, and Vitamin A. Oat straw has been found to be an excellent toner for the whole system.
This herb increases internal heat, dispels internal chill and strengthens metabolism and circulation relieves symptoms of depression, prevents and relieves spasms, softens and soothes damaged or inflamed surfaces such as the gastric mucous membranes, strengthens functional activity of the nervous system, helps with the process of assimilating food and has the property of nourishing, and restores, nourishes, and supports the entire body; it exerts a gently strengthening effect on the body which will energize you for sexual activity and boost your sexual performance.
Oat Straw (Avena Sativa) is effective in:
Scientific Literature and References
1. Masood Sadiq Butt1, Muhammad Tahir-Nadeem1 , Muhammad Kashif Iqbal Khan1, Rabia Shabir1 and Mehmood S. Butt2 "Oat: unique among the cereals." Wednesday, February 27, 2008 European Journal of Nutrition
2. Gianni Panagiotou, Lisbeth Olsson "Effect of compounds released during pretreatment of wheat straw on microbial growth and enzymatic hydrolysis rates."
Biotechnology and Bioengineering Volume 96 Issue 2, Pages 250 – 258 Published Online: 24 Jul 2006
3. Marie Alminger and Charlotte Eklund-Jonsson "Whole-grain cereal products based on a high-fibre barley or oat genotype lower post-prandial glucose and insulin responses in healthy humans." European Journal of Nutrition Thursday, July 17, 2008
4. Sørensen HP, Madsen LS, Petersen J, Andersen JT, Hansen AM, Beck HC. "Oat (Avena sativa) Seed Extract as an Antifungal Food Preservative Through the Catalytic Activity of a Highly Abundant Class I Chitinase." Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2009 Feb 18
5. Y. Garduño-Castro1, A. Espinoza-Ortega1, C. E. González-Esquivel1, B. Mateo-Salazar1 and C. M. Arriaga-Jordán "Intercropped oats ( Avena sativa ) - common vetch ( Vicia sativa ) silage in the dry season for small-scale dairy systems in the Highlands of Central Mexico." Tropical Animal Health and Production Tuesday, November 11, 2008
6. Rottmann LH (2006-09-26). "On the Use of Oats in the Gluten-Free Diet". Celiac Sprue Association/United States of America, Inc. (CSA). http://www.csaceliacs.org/library/useofoats.php. Retrieved on 2006-10-31
7. Janatuinen, E.K., Kemppainen, T.A., Julkunen, R.J.K., Kosma, V-M., Mäki, M., Heikkinen, M. and Uusitupa, M.I. (2002) "No harm from five year ingestion of oats in celiac disease." Gut, 50, 332–335
8. Zhou, X., Jellen, E.N., Murphy, J.P. 1999. "Progenitor germplasm of domesticated hexaploid oat." Crop science 39: 1208–1214