English Name: Green oats, Wild oats, Common oats, Oatstraw
Latin Name: Avena sativa
What is Green oats?
Green oats, also known as Wild oats, Common oats or Oatstraw, is derived from the Wild oat plant. This herb is an annual plant and has been traditionally used in folk medicine as well as in modern herbalism for a wide range of applications. It is an excellent restorative and nutritious herb that has been used for centuries by healers in India.
Medicinal Uses of Green oats
Green oats is a powerful herb that helps the soothe brain and the nervous system. This herb promotes a sedative effect that eases tension, decreases stress and alleviates common nervous irritability, thereby helping to promote energy levels and healthy libido.
Green oats is well-known for supporting healthy sexual function and vigor (we’ve all heard the sexual metaphor: ‘sowing your wild oats’. It is also effective in maintaining healthy circulation and keeping cholesterol levels within the normal, healthy range.
The active ingredients include saponins, flavonoids, minerals, alkaloids, steroidal compounds, Vitamins B1, B2, D, E and carotene - all of which are beneficial in supporting the immune system.
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