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HAVER, Avena sativa
Parts used: The grain (oats) and the stalks or oat straw
Constituents: Alkaloids, Saponins, Sterols, Flavonoids, Silic acid, starch. Vitamins: A, B-complex, C, D, E, K.
Minerals: silicon, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, carotenes, amino acids including tryptophan and methionine
Actions Indications
Thymoleptic Anti-depressant strengthens insides, nervous tension, fatigue, anxiety
Cardiac Tonic
Any weakness, back, knees, joints, muscles etc. Cerebral deficiency. Premature ejaculation, sexual disinterest, impotence, infertility, PMS. Endocrine deficiencies, pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal, gonads
Nutritive After illness, anaemia, weight loss, osteoporosis, malnutrition in children, general strengthening when ever needed
Depression, melancholia, general debility, chronic illness, menopausal neurasthenia, neuralgia, neuritis, convalescence, shingles, insomnia
Chronic diseases of digestive system, regulates blood sugar
Diuretic Clears atherosclerosis, restores elasticity to veins
Topically: dry skin, burns, eczema, wounds, neuralgia, chilblains
Herbal extract, 40-60mL per week
Energetics: Warm, sweet, moist. VP-K+
Meridians: Spleen, Kidney
Contraindications: None
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