05 February 2013

Health Benefits of Flaxseed

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Flaxseed is also known as linseed. This crops has been planted during the ancient times and is still commercially produced for its health and other benefits. It is also the riches plant source of omega-3 fatty acids and lignans.

The ancient crop list many health benefits which are the following:

  • Fights constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lowers cholesterol 
  • Helps prevent cancer
  • Prevents diabetes
  • Boosts immune system
  • Helps manage weight and good for weight loss
  • Enhances memory, mood, and attention
  • Reduces symptoms of Menopause
  • Reduces the risk of stroke and aids in the prevention of heart diseases
  • Prevents or aids in the control of hypertension 

This wonder crop can be ingested whole, crushed, ground or in oil form.


  1. Another wonder seed that have dozens of medicinal properties.I wonder kung meron ba rito nyan sa Pinas. helpful pa sana sa akin since Diabetic ako.

  2. I bought some product with flaxseed in it from the past. A pretty healthy stuff!

  3. I have chronic hypertension and my doctor recommended me to use flax seed as they indeed could lower the cholesterol level. Informative post this is, sis!

  4. when i was very new here in US, I got dandruff resulting from scalp dryness ( too much heater use probably), and my skin also became ugly dry, flaxseed helped me a lot.

  5. This is good information that is not commonly known by many.

  6. Just heard about Flaxseed.
    Thanks for sharing ate.

  7. I don't know this seeds but look very interesting, where can avail this seeds? thanks for info and tips, this is amazing..

  8. wow, this is really interesting! Thanks for sharing about the benefits of flaxseed.

  9. Wow, this is a great product. Never thought that it has many benefits. Thanks for the info! :)


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