Benefits of Oat Oil: A Brief Review

E. Council, B.S. Research Biologist

Oat oil is commonly recognized for its role in skin care, however research shows that oat oil has many other applications. Oat oil possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are greatly beneficial for the skin and aid in the treatment and prevention of oxidative stress, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and inflammatory diseases. Essential unsaturated fatty acids, polyphenols, and potassium are components of oat oil that aid in its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This brief narrative review discusses the human, pet, and livestock benefits of oat oil found in research to date.