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Mother's tea cup: Oatstraw for aiding weight loss

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Oatstraw tea is a full body tonic from the oat plant that gives one oat bran and oatmeal. It has lots of vitamins and minerals for staying power.

One of the best benefits of oat straw tea, and the reason behind many other benefits as well, is that it is packed full of important nutrients like vitamins, and minerals. Calcium and magnesium are just a couple of the healthy minerals found in oat straw tea as well as vitamins A, B-Complex, C, and E. Oatstraw tea also contains silicia, flavones, and saponins making it an excellent way to tone the entire body.

Oatstraw is an herbal diuretic which works by increasing the flow of one’s urine. It is used to treat obesity, lymphatic swelling, retention, nerve inflammation, urinary tract infections, kidney stones and skin eruptions. MayoClinic.Com says diuretics work by forcing your kidneys to put more sodium into your urine, which will take more water along with it.

Oat straw, taken as a tea or extract, is used by herbalists as a tonic to fend off depression. Oat straw is commonly used in traditional and herbal medicine to nourish and strengthen the central nervous system.

To make oat straw tea:

Place 1 to 3 tsp. of dried oat straw in an 8 oz. cup.

Fill the cup with boiling water.

Place a lid or saucer on the cup and allow the tea to steep for 15 minutes. Strain and drink as soon as the tea is cool.

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