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Viridian 100% Organic Avena sativa (oats) tincture is made with fresh milk-stage Avena sativa seeds.
In folk medicine, oats were used by herbalists to treat nervous exhaustion, insomnia, and weakness of the nerves. A tea made from oats was thought by herbalists to be useful in rheumatic conditions and to treat water retention. A tincture of the green tops of oats was also used to help with withdrawal from tobacco addiction. Oats were often used in baths to treat insomnia and anxiety as well as a variety of skin conditions, including burns and eczema.
Avena Sativa - Oats have been used for their many calming properties, including anti-anxiety, anti-fatigue, nutritive values and cholesterol reduction and used for many other ailments.
Viridian Nutrition: the fundamentals
Nutrition is the fundamental cornerstone to human health. Every single reaction, biochemical pathway, and physiological event that takes place in our bodies, requires nutrients at some stage. An elaborate and perfectly organised sequence of vitamins, minerals, fats, and amino acids, allow our bodies to function on a day to day basis. However, when our needs in this area are not met, things can quickly begin to go awry. Therefore it is essential that we pay serious attention to our daily diet. A diet based around whole foods, fruits vegetables, and the right types of fats can be the greatest health insurance we can have. Nutritional supplementation is also a practical tool. It is a sad fact that in today’s modern world, we cannot rely 100% upon the quality and nutrient density of even the best fresh produce, due to intensive farming, depleted soils and environmental factors. Coupled with this, we have far greater physical demands placed upon us, meaning that very often our requirements for specific nutrients are higher than they ever have been if we are able to cope physiologically. Nutritional supplements, when used correctly can be a valuable tool in addressing such issues.
Government surveys have identified the following groups of people as being at special risk from low vitamin and mineral intakes: highly active people, menstruating women, vegetarians and vegans, the elderly, slimmers, pregnant and breast-feeding women, smokers, drinkers and faddy eaters.
Viridian guarantee non-GM, non-irradiated and 100% active ingredients with no nasty additives whatsoever. No added sugars, no colourings or artificial flavourings making Viridian products as clean and pure as they can be. Be reassured that although Viridian are absolutely against the use of animal testing and do not test any of their products or ingredients on animals, the ingredients Viridian choose all have a tradition of safe use in humans. So from the seed to the recycling bank, Viridian Nutrition maintains an ethical philosophy at every stage.
Suitable for Vegans.
Organic Avena sativa (oats)
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- Viridian Oats tincture keeps me stress free and relaxed - Review by Sylv
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- Viridian Oats Tincture is very good for restful sleep. - Review by Katie S
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