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A.Vogel Avenaforce®

Fresh Avena sativa extract

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Avena sativa is Oats. Renown to reinforce the nervous system , it is both relaxing and stimulating. Avenaforce is made from fresh flowering Avena sativa.


50mL $ 21.99

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  • Organic cultivation certified by Bio Suisse
  • Sugar-, gluten- and lactose-free

A.Vogel Avenaforce®

  • Organic cultivation certified by Bio Suisse
  • Sugar-, gluten- and lactose-free

Oats' balancing and nutritive action on the nervous system is useful in cases of insomnia resulting from nervous exhaustion. Many authors also propose its use in the treatment of frigidity.

Composition

Each mL contains:

Medicinal ingredient:
Avena sativa (Fresh Oats*, aerial parts) 1X

Non-medicinal ingredient:
1 mL of tincture contains 0.49 mL alcohol (ethanol).

* Certified organically grown by Bio Suisse

1 mL = 33 drops. Dropper included.


Dosage

Adults and adolescents over 12 years old: Take 10 to 15 drops, 1 to 3 times daily with water, 15 minutes before meals. Insalivate before swallowing. Sweeten with honey if desired.

Children 6 to 11 years old: Give 5 to 10 drops, 1 to 3 times daily with water, 15 minutes before meals.

Children 1 to 5 years old: Give 1 to 5 drops, 1 to 3 times daily with water, 15 minutes before meals.

Historical overview

According to Maurice Mességué, renowned French herbalist and healer, Oats is an important source of minerals. It treats arthritis, liver insufficiency and rheumatism.(1)

According to Cynthia M. Watson, physician, Oats tincture is recommended for impotence and nervous exhaustion. It is useful for opium weaning and as a nervine tonic. Dr. Watson uses Oats tincture to improve physical resistance and sexual vigor in men and women.(2)

Oats' balancing and nutritive action on the nervous system is useful in cases of insomnia resulting from nervous exhaustion. Many authors also propose its use in the treatment of frigidity.

Flowering Oats is listed in the unapproved herbs section of the German Commission E for: acute and chronic anxiety, stress and excitation, neurasthenic and pseudoneurasthenic syndroms, skin diseases, connective tissue deficiencies, weakness of the bladder and as a nervine tonic.

Actions and pharmacology

Flowering Oats contains oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, saponins, flavonoids, avenic acid and silicic acid. It also contains free amino acids and trace elements of phosphorus, magnesium and calcium. According to David Hoffmann(5), herbalist, flowering Oats is a nervine tonic, a mild antidepressant and a vulnerary. It is one of the best remedies to nourish the exhausted nervous system, particularly during stressful periods. Flowering Oats reinforces the whole nervous system and is both relaxing and stimulating.

Precautions, contraindications and interactions

Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Avoid taking in case of known allergy to any of the ingredients in the product.

Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.

Do not use if safety seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.

References

  1. Franco V. Mességué m'a dit… son secret, ses recettes. Presses de la Renaissance 1977 Paris, France

  2. Watson CM, Hynes A. Love potions. Jeremy P. Tarcher/ Penguin Putnam 1993. New York USA

  3. The Complete German Commission E Monographs, Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. Blumenthal M et al 1998. American Botanical Council, 6200 Manor Rd, Austin, Texas, 78723.

  4. Phytochemical Database, USDA - ARS - NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland

  5. Hoffmann D. The Herbalist (CD-ROM). Hopkins Technology 1994-5. Pepperell MA, USA

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