Oat seed herb information
Oat seed is used by herbal
practitioners as a nervine tonic.
Oat seed can be used for:
Supporting the nervous
system in times of extreme stress
50% starch, alkaloids,
saponins, flavones, sterols, Vitamin B
What herbal practitioners say about Oat seed
Oats nourish and strengthen
the nervous system, especially in times of stress. They are also useful in the treatment of
conditions such as insomnia, which is often stress-related, depression and
general debility. It combines well with
other nervines, such as passionflower and verbena, and tonics, such as
ashwagandha and can be used to treat convalescing patients.
Adult dose 1 – 2mls three
times a day.
Children’s dose (6 – 12
years old) 0.5 – 0.8mls three times a day.
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