December 07, 2022

Oats Seed 1:1 (Avena Sativa)


Oatseed is an important tonic remedy for the nervous system depleted by stress, prolonged illness, sexual excesses, drug use or protracted illness. It is high in silicon and thus strengthens the connective tissue, skin, mucosa and nerves


3-5 mls per day, 20-40 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Nervine tonic
  • Tonic
  • Thymoleptic
  • Nutritive
  • Antipruritic
  • More stimulating than Oats Green

Key Indications:

  • Enfeebled states of the heart muscle, acts as a tonic and improves energy of the heart
  • Fatigue (especially nervous)
  • Mild depression
  • Drug abuse/addiction (controversial)
  • Insomnia (sleep maintenance)
  • Nervous exhaustion
  • Insomnia from nervous exhaustion
  • Menopausal nervous system conditions
  • Nicotine withdrawal???
  • Topically (as decoction) for dermatitis (bath)

Major Safety Issues:

None known