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Oats

Avena sativa

Oats (Avena sativa) are a classic restorative tonic that bridges the gap between herbs and food. Oats (sometimes called Wild Oats or Oats milky seed) are of the natural order Graminacea or grass family. Eclectic and physiomedical practitioners used the extract of the green oat seed “in the milk” supporting healthy sleep patterns, promoting healthy heart function and maintaining healthy nerves.* It was also used to support sexual function.*

What is Oats Used For?

The seed is rich in protein and minerals, especially potassium and magnesium. These minerals are more predominant when the seed is in the milky stage. Oats milky seed also contains B-complex vitamins. Most of the published research on Oats has been conducted on the rolled or prepared oats, beta-glucans and fiber contained in the oat. The relaxing properties of minerals on tissues is well-noted and may in part contribute to Oats milky seed's support for the nervous system.*

Highlights

Traditional Health Benefits of Oats

Brain & Cognitive Support
Brain & Cognitive Support
Sleep Support
Sleep Support
Stress Support
Stress Support
Men
Men
Women
Women

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