A Complete Review on Avena sativa
Background: A cereal is a grass grown for edible components of its grains, source for food, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical components.
Aim: The aim of the present study was to explore the pharmacological, phytochemical, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, Pre-clinical and Clinical profile of Avena sativa L.
Materials and Methods: Different databases such as PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, and Science Direct were searched with research papers for documenting different pharmacological and phytopharmaceutical applications of Avena sativa, this review creates evidence for its scientific basis. The bioactive molecules of Avena sativa include aventhramide, tocols, β-glucan, lignans, anthocyanidins, β-glucan, arabinoxylans and other polysaccharides. The reported clinical data suggest regular consumption of oat will probably reduce the health risks like cardiovascular diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and gastrointestinal related health issues.
Conclusion: The review of all clinical results states Avena sativa a potential candidate as nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical agent. The advantages seen within clinical studies, but it must well tried in larger studies for far exploration within therapeutic aspect would helpfulKinthali Usha Rani, Shaheen Begum