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Oat Straw, St John's Wort and Skullcap

Other Names: Oats, Oatmeal, Common Oats, Groats, Oatstraw, Wild Oats, Straw, Grain, Avena sativa
Traditional Usages: Food for Man and Beast, Beer, Colic, Diarrhea, Flu and Coughs, Colds, Fight Stress, Build Body Tissue, Soothe Nervous and Digestive Systems, Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels, Reduce Cigarette Cravings, Balance Menstrual Cycle,  Menstrual Cramps, Osteoporosis, Urinary Tract Problems, Oatstraw Baths are used for Rheumatic, Lumbago and Paralysis (add 2-3 handfuls in a gauze, use as sponge when soft), Liver Ailments, Gout, Kidney, Eczema, Neuralgia Problems, Detoxing, Lowering Cholesterol, Tea as a Nerve Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Alcoholism, Headache, Sleeplessness, Shingles, Hyperactivity in Children, Nerve tremors in the Aged, Sexual Weakness with Night Losses, Impotence, Leprosy, General Debility, Depression and Nervous Exhaustion,
Resources: Grown Worldwide
Parts Used: Whole Plant, Seeds, Straw (Dried Stems)

Oat Straw, St John's Wort, and Skullcap - Herbal remedy for Shingles: Herbal combinations for shingles - mix one tablespoon of oat straw, St. John's wort and skullcap tinctures together. Take one teaspoonful of this mixture in a glass of water four times a day.
Health Warning: Research has shown that St. John’s wort interacts with many medications in ways that can interfere with their intended effects. Seek the advice of your doctor before using this herbal remedy.

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