Used Part: seeds, oil
Tissues: plasma, blood, muscle, bone
Systems: excretory, respiratory
Action: laxative, emollient, soothing, cleansing, expectorant, nourishing tonic
Indications: coarsened, cracked skin, chronic constipation, diarrhea, gastritis, enteritis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, during the recovery period.
Linseed - a good tonic for Vata, colon and lung. It strengthens lung tissue and promotes healing of the mucous membranes.
Comprises a natural protein and calcium. Strengthens bones and reproductive organs. Externally used for inflammation of the skin.
In creams and lotions linseed oil acts as an emollient for skin, cleans the pores of heavy pollution, it used for treatment of boils, carbuncles and other skin diseases
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