Oat Flour

Avena sativa

Benefits - Natural

 

The Love Co - Oat Flour

Oats have been used for thousands of years as a way to soothe and treat the skin topically. The use of oats and the extracts made from them first became popular as a cosmetic ingredient during the 1930s when their power to relieve itching and protect the skin became widely known.

The cultivation of oats as a food crop started in Europe around the Bronze Age and then spread throughout the world. Used widely as animal feed, they are also a highly nutritious food source for us humans. Oat grain in its natural state takes a long time to cook and oat flakes, which are rolled, flattened and flaked to make them more convenient to prepare, are now very popular. Rolled oats infused in water produce a cooling and calming liquid known as oat milk – which we also use in our products.