Avena sativa: Graminaceae
|PLANET: Venus||ELEMENT: Earth|
|TASTE: sweet||VIPAKA: sweet|
|WARMTH: cooling||DOSHAS: V- P- K+|
MERIDIANS: Spleen, Kidney
INDICATIONS: debility, chronic diseases of digestive system, chronic pain, neuralgia, nervous tension, diabetes and hypoglycemia.
CONSTITUENTS: starch, Vit A, Vit C, calcium, carotenes, amino acids including tryptophan and methionine
PREPARATION AND USE:
-infusion in bath or sitz or foot bath
NUTRITIONAL USE: the grass is a rich source of nutrients as above if taken in infusion. Oatmeal, of course, is a nutritional staple.
USE IN MAGIC:
-used in money spells
USE IN PERSONAL GROWTH:
-helps one feel stronger and more alive on earth, while increasing sensitivity
-balances and tones the ability to receive input and manifest its essence in matter
"I assimilate what my world offers on all levels in balance, and use it to manifest action according to Divine Will."