Oats have tremendous health benefits and have become a staple on kitchen tables at breakfast time. But many don’t know of the benefits of oatstraw.

What is oatstraw?

A. sativa, or oat, is a grass with stems and long blade-like leaves. Its flowers mature into the oat that is edible. The whole plant is referred to as “oatstraw.”

The Benefits of Oatstraw

Oatstraw is a great restorative herb for stress and burn out. This light green straw has a very smooth taste and is full of vitamins and minerals. It is also good to ease insomnia, is a good source of calcium and helps improve circulatory and nervous system functioning. Make a tea with oatstraw along with red clover, nettles, linden flowers and comfrey for overall wellness.

Nutrition information: calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and E.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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