Metaphysical Properties Of Oat Straw
Official Name: Avena sativa
Other Names: Groats, Oatmeal, Joulaf
Metaphysical Powers: Money
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Oat Straw
Use in prosperity and money spells.
Oat straw, as the main ingredient in magickal workings, is best used on days of Venus (Fridays) and during the hour of Venus. Money is one of the primary magickal power of Oat straw. It is also excellent for fertility spell work. Use it in witch bottles with other herbs/flowers/resins/woods to aid with fertility or finances. Oat straw has rejuvenating properties that can be utilized in a ritual bath or a ritual cup of tea to invoke inner peace, enhance mental powers, concentration and endurance.
The tradition of using the 'straw,' the dried herb of the oats plant, as medicine also goes back hundreds of years and has a strong theme of being used for nervous system disease and infirmity.
Used to treat conditions such as headaches, migraines, shingles, and fatigue. Oats tincture and Oat straw tea have been recommended for degenerative wasting conditions such as multiple sclerosis, and there is a history of using Oats in epilepsy treatments.
Oat straw is used in baths to treat rheumatism and painful muscles, and kidney or bladder problems. It helps lift a depressed mood and helps people who are withdrawing from addictive drugs or alcohol.