Flaxseed Oil Organic (250ml)

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LATIN NAME: Linum usitatissimum.
SOURCE: Cold expeller pressed
COLOUR: Golden.
ORIGIN: Turkey
AROMA: Pleasant, nutty.

QUALITIES: The richest oil in w3 Omega and a rich source of 3x unsaturated alpha linolenic acid, (LNA C18: 3w3), which is necessary for physical health, but lacking in many foods. Contains anti-viral and anti-fungal agents. Medical research has even indicated that flax oil can even help improve upon antisocial behaviour. It has been indicated to improve hair and nail condition and decrease dandruff. Helpful in skin care products. Excellent for sports people as it is helpful for fatigued muscles and for increasing stamina. It has enjoyed a long usage in veterinary practice where it is used to improve the health of cattle, especially those pregnant or very young. Also helpful in maintaining healthy coats and improving the general health of pets

A slender annual, reaching up to one metre in height, with small, green and pointed leaves on a tough stalk. The flowers are small and bright blue

One of the oldest known cultivated plants. Evidence of its use can be traced back to 4000 BC and the Greeks and Romans were well aware of its healing properties. In the 8th Century, Emperor Charlemagne considered flax to be so important for the health of his subjects that he passed laws requiring its consumption. Now we know it should be balanced with Hemp oil 2:1:1 with the 3, 6, 9 fatty acids.

Also, ‘ Wherever flax seed becomes a regular food among the people there will be better health' (att. Mahatma Ghandi)

It is important that the oil should be stored in the freezer if not in regular use and can be kept for up to two years. Otherwise, as with all other natural oils, it should be stored in the fridge and once opened used within six weeks

SALAD DRESSING : 1/8 cup Flax seed oil, 1/16 Hempseed oil, 1/16 Sunflower oil, 1/4 cup water, 3 tbs. fresh lemon juice, 2 tbs. fresh basil or 2 tsp. dried, 1 tbs. chopped garlic, black pepper to taste. Blend together and use fresh

SUPER YOGHURT : 1 cup Greek yoghurt, maple syrup to taste, 1 tsp. of flax seed oil, 1/2 tsp Hempseed oil, vanilla extract to taste (opt). mix well together and serve. Fatty Acid profile::

Palmitic C16:0: 4.9 Steric C18:0: 3.8 Oleic C18:1: 18.4% Linoliec C18:2: 16.8alpha Linolenic C18:3: 54.2% gamma Linolenic C18:3: 0.1%

If applying near eyes as with any vegetable, nut or seed oil it is best to start the dilution at 5% in another carrier such as Kobashi Aloevera gel, Kobashi Lotion or Kobashi Coconut MCT. Do not put on top eye lid as this may run into eyes. Other parts of the body you should be able to use at 100% unless you are sensitive.