Avena sativa, or "Oatstraw" is sought after for its nutritive and calming qualities. A member of the Poaceae family of monocotyledonous flowering plants, Oatsraw is a hybrid descendant from wheat and barley.

Today, as health benefits become more widely known, cultivation is increasing for uses beyond typical food production (for cereal grain etc.).

The health benefits? Oatstraw is said to be a highly beneficial nervine, calming the nerves, and nutritive, containing minerals such as iron, calcium, and magnesium, as well as a variety of other vitamins.


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