- Has anti-inflammatory properties
- Flaxseed extract nourishes skin to keep it soft and supple
- Suitable for all (normal, dry and oily) skin types
- Flaxseed oil nourishes dry, helps soothes a dry and irritated scalp and adds volume to limp, lifeless hair.
Wild Herb Cold Pressed Flaxseed Oil is the richest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber, antioxidants magnesium, Vitamin B and copper. The oils benefits have been associated with decreasing inflammation, enhancing hair growth and also improving brain and heart function.
The oil is made from pressing linseed in a cold press machine. The pressure exerted by the machine extracts the oil from the seeds. The oil extracted is 100% pure, natural and can be ingested. No bleach or chemicals have been added to this product.
It has a limited shelf life of 6 months. Once opened be sure to refrigerate it to extend shelf life and prevent it from going rancid.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT COLD PRESSED FLAXSEED OIL
Boosts Heart Health – Cold Pressed Flaxseed oil is rich in alpha-linolenic acid like that may aid in treating heart disease.
Relieves Constipation – The oil benefits the digestive system by lining the colon and relieving constipation.
Fights Cancer – Research has shown that alpha linoleic acid found in the oil helps reduce breast cancer growth.
Reduces Eczema – Fatty acids and vitamins present in the oil help to nourish dry and itchy skin.
Weight Loss – It is a natural laxative as it helps the body get rid of waste quickly thereby detoxing the body and help in reducing excess weight.
Cellulite Reduction – Ingesting it can help increase collagen production in the body which helps in concealing irregularities in the skin.
Treats Sjogren’s Syndrome – Ingesting flaxseed oil can help reduce dryness and itchiness of eyes associated with sjogren’s syndrome.
As one of nature’s richest sources of essential fatty acids, flaxseed oil is high in omega-3, lignans, vitamins, and minerals. Most skin types will not be able to tolerate this oil, especially acne prone skin. However, ingesting this oil is a fabulous way to moisturize the skin from the inside out.
HOW TO USE COLD PRESSED FLAXSEED OIL
For Ingestion: You can add 1 tablespoon of cold pressed flaxseed oil in salad dressings, sauces, protein shakes and smoothies. Can even add 1 tsp on top of prepared food or simply ingest it directly.
For skin: It is not recommended for MOST skin types as it has a comedogenic oil rating of 4 and can clog the pores but if your skin can tolerate it then apply in modest amounts.
CAUTION: Although you can cook with whole flax seeds and flax seed meal, using the oil for cooking purposes is not recommended as it contains healthy fatty acids that could become harmful once heated.
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It is most suited for adding flavor to your dishes and can also be used for garnishing and salad dressings.
Massage your scalp once a week with flaxseed oil to nourish your hair and restore its lustre.
Flaxseed is commonly used to improve digestive health or relieve constipation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Flaxseeds are a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids, dietary fiber, minerals such as magnesium, etc. And they are responsible for reducing weight, strengthen your bones, improve the absorption of blood and also improve your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Health experts recommend an intake of 2 to 4 tablespoons per day. Please note, however, that flaxseed is high in fiber—you should generally start with about 1/2 to 1 tsp per day, and gradually add more until you reach the recommended amount.