Our Organic Cut & Sifted Oatstraw is the green top of the oat plant, harvested when the seed is at the milky stage, before it's fully ripe. The herb is used in baths, lotions and skin washes and also makes a comforting, wholesome herbal tea.
BOTANICAL NAME: Avena sativa L.
FLAVOR PROFILE: Grassy, herbaceous, slightly sweet
ADDITIONAL PRODUCT DETAILS
• Early harvested — as the seed matures, the herb value is lost
• Organic ideal for both tea and body care uses
• Special annual grass domesticated from several wild species
Organic Oatstraw Tops.
To make a tea; use one to two teaspoons of oatstraw to one cup of boiling water. Let steep for ten minutes, strain and enjoy. To enhance its benefits, combine with lemon balm, nettles, skullcap, chamomile or passion flower.
Oatstraw is often applied to dry, flaky and itchy skin. It's an ingredient in skin creams and lotions, baby products and bath products. It also makes a relaxing tea and a restorative footbath for tired, achey feet.