The miraculous one-third of flax seeds presented by the European blue-flowered wonder plant Linum usitatissimum constitutes the flax seed oil whose innumerable benefits are now a “boom”. What demands the most is not the awareness but validated information from a reliable source that would evade most of the avoidable myths and the corresponding risky consumption. Being a rich source of Essential fatty acids (ALA), flax seed oil consumption accounts to be nearly 1-3g daily or as recommended by your physician.
There are various ways to incorporate these seed oils into your system with their benefits unchanged. However, certain precautions with these supplements involve the avoidance of light and oxygen as they are highly prone to rancidification. This sufficiently explains the reason for their packaging in dark bottles.
Flax seed oil benefits the living system owing to their diverse ingredients, viz, EFA, protein, fiber and lignans that have effective outcomes like reduced inflammation, reduced risk of heart diseases, amino acid supplements, healthy bowel freeing from toxins and the anti-cancer and anti-microbial effects. Other advantages include improves Calcium absorption, proper functioning of liver, treats depression and multiple sclerosis, fortifies nails in toes and fingers, eases asthma, eczema and Psoriasis, etc.
The property of hardening when dried has led flax seed oils to find their way into wood, leather, textiles and paint industries where these are used as paint binders or as a wood finish or varnish. These are also used for floor covering where the covering is formed by their binding effect to bind wood dust and other materials.