Using your food processor or blender, grind oatmeal into a fine powder, then enjoy the healthy result of your homemade oat flour. Oat flour is a perfect flour substitute, and it can be added to dips and soups as a thickening agent.
To help with itching from chicken pox or poison ivy, try this technique. Fill a stocking or sock with ground oats, then tie the sock to your bathtub faucet, allowing the water to reach it as you fill the tub. Then soak in the bath, and enjoy the soothing feeling on your skin.
Using oatmeal as the main ingredient of a face mask is sure to leave your skin feeling healthy! It is known to sooth dry and itchy skin - and can even help with acne. For this mask, mix steel cut oats with water, apply to your face, rinse, and enjoy the results.
Similar to the concept of a soothing face mask, exfoliating with oatmeal is a great way to soften your skin. By mixing oatmeal, lemon, sugar, and an essential oil, you can create a wonderful skin exfoliate.
Considering the fun children have when they roll around and make things with play dough, try making a natural clay for them to enjoy. Mix equal parts of flour and rolled oats, then add water and a couple of drops of food coloring, and your child has a natural play dough to use.