Name: Cold-Pressed Flaxseed Oil
Scientific Name: Linum usitatisimum
German Name: Flachs
French Name: Lin usuel
- Palmitic Acid3-8
- Stearic Acid2-8
- Oleic Acid11-35
- Linoleic Acid11-24
- Linolenic Acid35-65
Flaxseed is an herbaceous and glabrous plant whose height is from 30 to 70 centimeters. Its
leaves are thin, long, acute and opaque green. Its flowers are regular, big and blue. In addition, its seeds are brown.
Useful part of this plant in pharmaceutical field which is used for the oil extraction is its seeds.
Flaxseed contains 30% dry and extractable oil along with resin, tannin, Potassium salts. In addition, it is solvable in water, cold alcohol and hot acetone and insolvable in ether.
- Pharmaceutical industries
- Health and beauty industries
- Massage therapy
- Painting and color industries
- Full of omega-3
- Reducing cholesterol
- Contributing to cardiovascular health
- Treating eczema