Oat. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Oats (Avena sativa)

Properties of the Avena
* Oatmeal is extremely rich in nutritional and trace elements (anemia, convalescence).
* Oats contain among other salts of copper, magnesium, iron and potassium.
* The component the Avenin, has a marked stimulating action.
* It is useful in the treatment of nervous diseases stress, anxiety, insomnia.
* Oatmeal is used in rheumatic disorders (arthritis, arthrosis).
* Oatmeal is used in topical skin disorders such as eczema, dermatitis, urticaria, pruritus, dry skin (colloidal fraction).
* States in which requires an increase in diuresis: genitourinary conditions (cystitis, ureteritis urethritis, oliguria, urolithiasis), hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema, overweight accompanied by fluid retention.
* Used to combat constipation.

Contraindications to Oats
No alcoholic extract use in children under 2 years and in people with ethyl.

Side effects of
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

For its power diuretic use in patients with hypertension prescription for the possibility of a tension decompensation.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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