(Avena sativa)

Other names: Avena, Avena Fructus, Avena byzantina, Avena orientalis, Avena volgensis, Avenae Herba, Avenae Stramentum, Avoine, Avoine Entière, Avoine Sauvage, Cereal Fiber, Dietary Fiber, Farine d’Avoine, Fibre Alimentaire, Fibre Céréalière, Fibre d’Avoine, Folle Avoine, Grain d’Avoine, Green Oat, Green Oat Grass, Groats, Gruau, Oat, Oat Bran, Oat Fiber, Oat Flour, Oat Fruit, Oat Grain, Oat Grass, Oat Herb, Oat Straw, Oat Tops, Oatstraw, Oatmeal, Oats, Paille, Paille d’Avoine, Porridge, Rolled Oats, Son d’Avoine, Straw, Whole Oat, Whole Oats, Wild Oat, Wild Oat Herb, Wild Oats Milky Seed, Hafer, Haver, Auzas, Aviza, Aveia, Owies, Kaura, Havre, Oves, Kaer

Oats are native to Euroasia and Africa. The domesticated cereal grass is used as livestock feed and for human consumption. The grains are high in carbohydrates, protein, fiber, and fat. They are a source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, natural vitamins B1, B3, and B9. They are a natural source of beta-glucan.

Oats may be beneficial for high cholesterol, protecting from heart conditions, improving gut health and helping weight loss, against asthma, and for improving skin conditions such as eczema, bedsores, wounds, and radiation therapy burns. It may be beneficial for protecting against UV damage.

Compliance: food or food ingredient, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.

These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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