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 nutritive and soothing to itchy, flaky skin and is used in baths, lotions and skin washes. It also makes a comforting herbal tea.
Botanical Name Avena sativa Common Name Oatstraw, Green Tops Country of Origin United States Cut Cut & Sifted Package Type Bulk Bag Plant Part Herb Tops Size 1 lb
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.