Wild Oat (Avena sativa) Herbal Tea (4oz/113g) - Swedish Bitters Herb Company Private Stock
Latin (botanical) name: Avena sativa
Common names: Groats, Oatmeal, Common Oats
Plant Description: Wild Oat is a winter annual cereal grass with a fibrous root which produces a smooth, hollow stem. The stem, pale green and somewhat rough, has seedlings with hairy foliage and linear, lanceolate veined leaves. The flowers are arranged in a loose terminal panicle consisting of two-flowered spikelets. The hairy, grooved grain has almost parallel sides. It has a tall, pointed ligule with serrate margins and no auricles. A mature plant grows 1-4 feet tall.
Use: Make a tea by pouring approximately 2 cups of boiling water over 2 heaped tsp of herb. Let steep for 3-5 minutes. In general, sip a cup before breakfast, and another 2 hours after dinner
Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.