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Wild Oats

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, 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, Seed, Straw (Dried Stems)
Administrative Method: Ground herb for decoctions and other natural preparations as bath additives. 
Herb Action: Emollient, mildly antidepressant, nutritive
Herbal Research: Oats


Wild Oats - Herbal  remedy for Stress:  Wild oats are beneficial for stress, depression and insomnia. The daily dosage of the Bach wild oat flower remedy is 2-4 drops (1/8-1/4 millilitre) taken four times each day. The drops can be placed under the tongue or added to a glass of water. Another remedy is to add some stock to the bath water.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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