Flax Seed Oil

Linum usitatissimum

Flax Seed Oil

Linum usitatissimum

Flax Seed Oil is a rich source of the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which the body coverts a percentage of into the Omega 3 fatty acids commonly known as EPA and DHA. The oil comes from cold pressing the flax seeds from either the brown or golden variety, both of which contain a rich nutritional profile. The health benefits of Flax Seed Oil being researched today include: antioxidant support, to improve respiratory conditions, allergies, healthy skin, hair and nails, as well as the prevention of chronic disease and inflammation. When Flax Seed Oil is processed in a special way to retain the lignans from the seed, it may provide the additional benefit of hormonal balance, healthy cholesterol balance as well as a healthy gastrointestinal tract. The Flax seed plant grows naturally throughout Canada and the North-Western United States.


Products containing Flax Seed Oil:

Lignan Flax Oil- Certified Organic
Clear Flax Oil- Certified Organic

References:

Mayo Clinic
Global Healing Center
NCCIH
NCBI

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