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Flax Seeds 100 g, 50 g, 25 g


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Flax Seeds 100 g ($6.99), 50 g ($5.99), 25 g ($4.99)



Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimo
Common Name: Flax seeds
English: Linseed
Ayurvedic: Atasi, Umaa, Masrnaa Nilapushpi, Kahumaa
Unani: Kattan
Also, known as: Alshi, Arasa, Alsi Agasebeeja, Semeagare, Agasi, Katan, Avisa, Ali, Virai, Atushi, Uma Kauma, Tisi, Tusi, Masina, Agastha, Agasi, Cheru charm. Atshi, Sirrali, Flachs, Lin, Lino usuale, Hu-ma-esze, Tesimosina, Bazen
Habitat: Uncertain (It has been cultivated from before recorded history)
Origin: India
Harvested: Cultivated
Parts Used: Seed
General Information:

It has been cultivated in all temperate and tropical regions for so many centuries that its geographical origin cannot be identified

Linum usitatissimum is an erect annual herb, growing to 2 feet by 1 feet Seed small, brown, glossy with the minutely pitted surface, about 4-6 mm long and 2-2.5 mm in maximum width, flattened, rounded at one end, and obliquely pointed at the other. The flowers have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant is self fertile. Flax blossoms have five petals and are usually blue, but can also be bright red After the flowers have died flax bears a fruit that in round dry capsule less than a centimeter in diameter. Each capsule contains several seeds that resemble small apple seeds.

Flax seeds are one of the world’s renowned superfoods. These seeds are very nutritious and helping in several health conditions. They are very rich in Omega-3 essential fatty acids. Flax seeds also contain a good amount of dietary fiber and Limnanthes seeds, which are high in fiber and mucilage, absorb large amounts of fluid and draw out toxins when ingested and act as a gentle bulking laxative. The seeds are used whole or crushed. Linseed varies much in size and tint – a yellowish variety occurring in India Holland, Russia, the United States, Canada, Argentina, and India furnish the principal supplies. Flaxseed oil is extracted by pressing the seeds. Only cold-pressed oil is used as food and herbal medicine. Flaxseed oil is well-known for its high content of essential fatty acids. These fatty acids are only accessible if the seeds are split prior to ingestion.

Throughout history, flax has been used to maintain the health of animals Farmers have reported that pregnant cows fed flaxseed gave bat h to healthier calves. When flax seeds are added to the diets of pets, the Bar coat improves.

Flax is grown for its oil, used as a nutritional supplement, and as an ingredient in many wood finishing products. Flax is also grown as an ornamental plant in gardens Flax fibers are used to make linen. The Latin species name species means “most useful”.

You can sweeten your herbal decoctions with a bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.

You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Weight 0.25 lbs

100 g, 50 g, 25 g


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