Avena sativa plant, better known as the oat plant, has been used for centuries as both a food and a herb. It is the green leafy parts of the oat plant which are used to make our Avena sativa tincture, rather than oat grain which is commonly used as food.
Avena Sativa may be be helpful for stress, nervous and mental exhaustion. anxiety and hyperactivity as well as helping to reduce withdrawal symptoms and poor sleep.
Its daily consumption over weeks lowers LDL ("bad") and total cholesterol, possibly reducing the risk of heart disease. Oats contain more soluble fibre than any other grain, resulting in slower digestion, a feeling of satiety and suppression of appetite and of course, slower digestion means slower release of sugars, which is helpful for diabetics.