Oats were used long before our era in much of Asia. Today, it is popular in cosmetics for its soothing properties, but also to prevent an excess of cholesterol or to limit the risks of cardiovascular diseases. It can be eaten as oatmeal.

Scientific name : Avena sativa
Common names : oats, cultivated oats or Byzantine oats
French name : oats
Botanical classification : family of poaceae (grasses, Poaceae )
Forms and preparations : bran, flour, whole or crushed grains, rolled oats