Herb of the week: Oatstraw (Avena Sativa)
Oatstraw (Avena sativa): Oatstraw is a great source of calcium which helps build strong, flexible bones along with nourishing hair, cartilage and teeth. Oatstraw also helps improve circulatory and nervous system functioning. The mucilaginous properties make it particularly helpful for damage to the myelin sheath which covers and protects nerve fibers. Oatstraw is a full body tonic which strengthens your immunity and builds energy. Oatstraw is high in vitamins A, D and E, zinc and silicon, all of which are beneficial to your skin too. Oatstraw can be found in several blends of Urbal Tea.
Herbal Actions: Nervine tonic, anti-depressant, nutritive, demulcent and vulnerary.
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