Avena sativa means “wild oats” in Latin. This plant, also referred to as oat straw or oat extract, was used as a medicine prior to being used as food. This plant may have sparked the phrase, “sowing your wild oats,” due to its effect on sexual stimulation. Scientists trying to understand how it works believe it frees bound testosterone, providing the body with the hormones needed for sexual stimulation.
Avena Sativa is also said to be an effective mood and energy booster
Take 1/2 teaspoon (approx. 2.5g) twice a day, preferably with or in-between meals. Mix with water, juice or yogurt.
Each daily serving provides approx. 5,000mg Avena Sativa natural powder.