Oat straw is a powerful stimulant and is rich in body
building materials. In homeopathy, a tincture is made from the fresh
flowering plant and is used in arthritis, rheumatism, paralysis, liver
infections and skin diseases. Hot oat straw compresses applied to painful
areas from kidney stone attacks has brought relief. Oat straw has many
elements that have antiseptic properties and is said to be a natural
preventative for contagious disease when taken frequently as a food.
Oat Straw has also been found to be a nervous system
rejuvenator and to counter chronic fatigue syndrome. As a tea, it has
been shown to soothe a nervous stomach and strengthen a weak digestive
Oat straw is high in silicon and rich in calcium.
It contains phosphorus and vitamins A, B1, B2 and E.