The Myth and Magic of Avena Sativa: Milky Oats are Spiritual Medicine

We humans have had a long history with Avena sativa, or the common oat. We began cultivating this Middle Eastern native centuries ago, not long after we’d domesticated wheat and barley. Avena sativa wasn’t the first or even the only wild oat we lured from their wild, grassy beginnings. In Medieval Europe, Avena nuda was […]

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