Flaxseed oil (linseed oil) IE linum usitatissimum is beneficial for both the diet and healing. Flaxseed oil is a healthy fat as long as it is not heated. It contains vitamens such as vitamins C, B2 and Vitamin A. It is full of fatty essential acids that hrlp your circulation. It helps reduce inflammation and helps prevent heart disease and arthritis. The oil helps smooth skin, and has laxative properties.
Uses of Brown Flax Seed: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, demulcent, emollient, laxative, purgative, soothing anti-tussive.The seeds contain both soluble and insoluble fiber which promote intestinal health and lignans, a form of phytoestrogens believed to help protect against colon, prostate, and breast cancers.
Flaxseed oil is best when not put under high heat. Refined Flaxseed has less fatty acids, and is not as full of vitamins.