Oats - (Avena sativa)

Oats Herb

Oats is a member of the Gramineae family. It's an annual that can grow up to 3 feet high.

In folk medicine, oats were used to treat nervous exhaustion, insomnia, and "weakness of the nerves.

You can make oatmeal out of cooked oats:

1/2 cup oats
3/4 cup water
1/8 tsp salt

Combine 1/2 cup of oatmeal with 3/4 cup of water and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook on medium 3-5 minutes. Remove and mix well. Add cinnamon, raisins, suger or applesauce to taste.

Part used: Grain.

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