Home page

Site map


      Benefits of Oat Seed  - Avena sativa

      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


      General debility




      None expected

      Active compounds

      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. 

      Tincture dose

      Adult dose 1 – 2mls three times a day.  

      Children’s dose (6 – 12 years old) 0.5 – 0.8mls three times a day.

      When buying herbal remedies always buy tinctures not pills or capsules. Click here for more information and advice on buying herbal remedies.

      Naturopaths treat the whole person not just the disease or condition. That's why you cannot use this site for diagnosis or treatment. The information we provide should not be treated as a substitute for medical advice or treatment. We recommend that you visit a qualified naturopath or find a GP who is sympathetic to a naturopathic approach. Click here for our full disclaimer.

Research home
Herbal remedies

Advice on buying herbal remedies

Oat seeds can give you a lift!

Oat seeds strengthen the nervous system




If your starting to move towards a healthy diet and you want to take a major step forward then a detoxification programme can make a big difference. Click on the link below to find out more.

Healthy Recipes   Juicing   Supplements

Bach Flower   Herbal   Acupuncture   Homeopathy  Detoxification

Massage   Qi Gong   Nutrition & Diet   Iridology   Tissue Salts

Register for Naturopathic Health Newsletter

Find a UK based Naturopath

Useful links                                                                                                                                                                Disclaimer

[Herbal Remedies][Alternative Treatments][Naturopathy][Contact][Lifestyle][Home][Research][Site Map]

Sponsored by Organic Herbal Remedies - Love Life, Love Herbs


SEO by Flare SEO Services