Flax seed and flax seed oil (also called linseed oil) enjoy an important place in the natural remedies community as a much-trusted remedy and daily dietary supplement that can offer a variety of health benefits.
The flax plant is widely dispersed, and its seeds have been used as a food source and medicinally throughout history. Now we begin to better appreciate its dietary value as an excellent source of both fiber and omega 3 fatty acids, such as are found in coldwater fish. Flax seeds also provide lignans, which are antioxidants and pseudoestrogens.
Flax Seed Benefits
Adding flax seeds or flaxseed oil to your regular diet or as an occasional remedy is said to resolve constipation, relieve PMS symptoms, hot flashes, improve skin tone, and reduce the risks of diabetes, stroke, cancers, and cardiovascular disease.
Continue reading to learn how Earth Clinic readers did when they used Flax Seeds or Flax Seed Oil to cure a particular ailment!