Flaxseed oil(Virgin) is derived from the seeds of the plant called linum usitassimum. It is gaining widespread popularity due to its high concentration of Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids. It is a colourless to yellowish oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the Flax plant (Linum usitatissimum). The oil is obtained by pressing and sometimes followed by solvent extraction. Linseed oil is a drying oil, which means it can polymerize into a solid form. Due to its polymer-forming properties, linseed oil can be used on its own or blended with combinations of other oils, or resins .
The major components of flaxseed oil are:
Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids: These are unsaturated fatty acids which are very good for a heart’s health.
Lignans: They are rich in antioxidant properties. Flaxseed contains 8000 times more antioxidants than other plant derivatives.
Flaxseed contains both soluble and insoluble fiber which aid in bowel movement and digestion.
Flaxseed oil is rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, which give your hair a healthy look. Regular application of flaxseed oil promotes hair growth and prevents additional hair fall. It eliminates dandruff and flakiness on the scalp.
Flaxseed oil is also known to help maintain the moisture content in the hair, keeping your hair lustrous and healthy. Indulge in a hot oil massage or add two teaspoons of oil in your regular conditioner.Skin nourished with flaxseed oil looks brighter and smoother with less fine lines and wrinkles.
It’s also highly beneficial for the rehydration of dry, itchy skin because the essential fatty acids prevent the skin from drying out and keep it moist
Organic Flax Seed Oil is an emollient, high in essential fatty acids, vitamin E , vitamin B and minerals. It contains the alpha-linoleic acids (ALAs) which may contribute to younger looking skin.