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Avena Sativa Products

Avena Sativa Products

Here we have Indigo Herbs Avena Sativa Tincture and all the wonderful recovering properties held within. This stand alone product is said to work very well with Skullcap to balance a nervous disposition and bring calm to the soul. Join us here at Indigo Herbs and enjoy all that the Avena Sativa herb can bring to your healthy balanced lifestyle.

Although prevalent throughout the 20th century in Europe, America and Russia, the consumption of the common cultivated oat strain does not stem from ancient origins. There is however a reference to its cultivation in the ancient Indian epic poem the Mahabharat thought to have been written around the 8th or 9th century BC.

The oldest known discovery of an oat plant comes from archaeological sites in Egypt dating back 2,000 BC although the plants are believed to be representative of weeds and not a cultivated plant. The oldest known cultivated remains of Avena Sativa were found in caves in Switzerland dating to the Bronze-age. The oat plant is thought to have been spread throughout Europe by the Romans and then onto North America in the late 1600's by European settlers.

Avena Sativa is the naturalised form of of the wild oat variety Avena fatua. In fact there are over 25 different species in the Avena species. There are now many different cultivated strains from crossing different species from different parts of the world.

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Latin Name: Avena sativa

  • Long history of traditional use as a herbal supporter of health
  • Calming, relaxing and soothing herbal tea with a warming, earthy flavour
  • Nutrient dense and mineral rich
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Oat Straw Tea 50g from Indigo Herbs is derived from the highest quality Oat Straw. This calming, soothing tea has a long history of traditional use as an all round supporter of good health and well-being. With a warming, earthy taste, Oat Straw Tea can be made into a delicious, hot herbal tea and consumed daily.

Indigo Herbs Oat Straw Tea can be infused in boiling water and made into a delicious herbal tea that tastes like strong black or green tea. At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herb. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals. Please consult a Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Common Oat

Making a delicious cup of tea with loose leaf herbs is simple and easy. Brewing loose leaves is a traditional art with many different styles and varying items of tea brewing equipment on the market. There are one cup teaballs that can be filled with loose leaves, flowers, and barks and submerged straight into a boiling cup of hot water and then left to infuse. The rule of thumb with brewing loose leaves is to allow them to fully release their beneficial aromatic phyto-chemical content.

This process is lovingly called brewing and takes 5-10 minutes so a tea cosy is recommended if you are using a pot. When making a pot of tea it is advised that you use one teaspoon of loose leaf tea per person and one for the pot. Any true tea maker who truly appreciates the art would recommend heating the pot first, and of course when the tea is fully infused it is absolutely necessary that the drinker sits down and takes a minute to enjoy! For full instructions go to our How to make Herbal Tea Page.

Oat Straw Tea can be made into a hot drink by decocting the Oat Straw into boiling water. Use 2-3 teaspoons per cup of boiling water and steep for 5 -10 minutes depending on taste. Then strain and serve.

The oat plants that are used for Indigo Herbs Oat Straw Tea are grown under strict supervision. The Oats first reach maturity before they can be cut and dried in semi shade. Only the best prime examples of the plant are used in our tea. The plant matter is then slow dried out of direct sunlight and tested for pollutants before being made ready for shipping.

None known, however proceed with caution if sensitive to gluten (coeliac disease).

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Latin Name: Avena sativa

  • Classed as a "nervine" - may help to reduce anxiety and stress
  • Also known as "Nature's Viagra"
  • Avena Sativa Tincture is the active constituents of the herb extracted into ethanol (medical alcohol)
  • This traditional method maintains and preserves the naturally-occurring constituents found in the plant. It extends the shelf life for up to 4 years
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
  • Packaged in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle with dropper
  • Extraction Ratio: 1:4 Alcohol Volume: 25%
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Avena Sativa Tincture from Indigo Herbs is derived from the finest quality organic Wild Oats. Avena Sativa tincture can be added to a little liquid and taken daily.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal tincture. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Oat Straw, Oatmeal, common oat.

Taking herbal remedies in a Tincture or Fluid extract preparation is simple and easy. The tincture can be measured out into the small ml measuring cup that comes with each bottle. (A medicine cup or spoon could also be used) and the tincture can be taken directly.

However some people do find the bitter tincture taste to be too strong, so it may be a good idea to dilute the drops in water or fruit juice. For children, the elderly, those with a sensitive constitution or those avoiding alcohol, the alcohol can be evaporated from the tincture. This can be done by putting the drops in boiling water and leaving for 10 minutes to evaporate. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Tincture page.

Avena Sativa Tincture can be added to water or fruit juice.

Serving:

Avena Sativa Tincture:
Traditionally Taken: 1-3ml up to 3 times per day.
or as directed by a Herbal practitioner.

20 drops from the glass dropper equals approximately 1ml.

  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
  • Packaged in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle with dropper.

Manufacture Process

The crops used to make Indigo Herbs Organic Avena Sativa Tincture undergo stringent checks to ensure all plants develop to their fullest potential whilst adhering to strict organic standards. After careful selection and cleaning the tops of the Oat plant undergo a process of cold percolation in order to extract the active constituents into tincture form. The cold percolation method employs a gradient circulation of the solution which keeps the plant ingredients in perpetual contact with the ethanol. This technique is faster and more efficient than maceration and ensures there is less waste of precious plant materials. This organic product is manufactured to GMP standards and Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs. It is 100% pure botanical ingredients, completely free of synthetic ingredients with absolutely nothing added.

None known, however proceed with caution if sensitive to gluten as this is an extract of Oats.

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5 out of 5by Nik Hurrell
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tastes so be it must be doing you good . proffesional efficient good value
5 out of 5by Joseph
15 April 2019
Excellent product. Fast delivery. The product works and highly recommended.
5 out of 5by Carla Blanes
27 March 2019
Been using it for anxiety and to sleep anf find it very helpful
5 out of 5by Kat
15 March 2019
Great calms me down keeps me on an even kele
5 out of 5by Dorothy
7 January 2019
I am unable to comment on the benefit of this product at the moment as I have been using it for one week only. I shall be taking it for a further 5 weeks and will report on its benefit at that time. The order itself was promptly received over Christmas/|New year period and well packaged. Dorothy
5 out of 5by Kat
30 December 2018
Use this regularly, it helps regulate my energy levels amongst other things.
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12 February 2017
Very good quality and good value.
3 out of 5by Claire Elstone
2 December 2015
Hopefully it helps me sleep
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  • Herbal supplement
  • 400 mg capsules
  • Made with Gelatin Capsules
  • Not suitable for Vegetarians or Vegans
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Swanson Full Spectrum Oat Straw 400mg (60 caps) Swanson Full Spectrum Green Oat Grass utilizes the green straw part of the plant, rather than the "oats" themselves. Also known as Avena sativa and wild oat extract, green oat grass is traditionally used as an herbal supplement for nervous system health support. Each capsule delivers 400 mg of great oat grass.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Oat Straw (Avena sativa) (aerial parts) 400mg, Gelatin, rice flour, may contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.
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