To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of her. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
To add to the bath, place two cups of oats straw in a muslin cloth and add to the bath water, swishing it around. or make a strong oats straw tea and add the tea water to the bath. To enhance your oats straw bath experience, tie 1/2 cup of oatmeal in a soft cloth and use it to cleanse the skin after a nice soak in the bath.
Suggested Uses: Oats straw is soothing to dry, flaky, damaged, and itchy skin. It's an ingredient in skin creams and lotions, baby products, and bath products.
Other oats straw benefits include its use as a relaxing tea and nerve tonic. For those who feel over-worked, over-stressed, depleted and burned-out, oat straw is the tea of choice. It's gently restorative to mind and body when taken for a period of time.