Latin Name : Avena Sativa
Oats are a rich source of protein, minerals, fats, beta-glucan, polysaccharides, and dietary fiber. They also contain many other nutrients such as antioxidants and lipid (fat) lowering chemicals such as flavonoids, saponins, sterols and more.
Oatstraw is very rich in vitamins, such as vitamin E and other nutrients, that form the basis for its work in soothing nerves and preventing muscle spasms.
Oatstraw is one of the most potent natural nootropic agents. A nootropic agent is a medication that is used to enhance cognitive function in humans.
Vitamin B complex may reduce anxiety, depression and sleep problems. Calming and strengthening of the nerves may also result from its calcium and magnesium content.
Oatstraw is rich in silica and calcium – two minerals which are active stimulators of growth, especially of bones, hair, and nails.
For nails, silica naturally encourages longer, stronger nails.
As for hair, oatstraw is especially beneficial in cases where hair loss and thinning are linked to chronic stress and anxiety.