Linseed Oil is a natural sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Good health requires the right ratio of Omega 3 fatty acids to Omega 6 fatty acids in the diet. The ideal ratio is around 1:2. The ratio present in linseed oil is about 4:1. So linseed oil is a good source of Omega 3. You should consume every day small portions of linseed or linseed oil.
- Cholesterol Levels: Out of all the vegetable oils on the market, flaxseed oil actually has the highest content of omega-3s, which is very important. While both forms of cholesterol are necessary in the body, omega-3 is considered the “good” form. Omega-3 fatty acid helps to scrape off the bad form of cholesterol (LDL) and helps to increase the healthy balance of cholesterol in your body.
- Cancer Prevention: One of the other important elements of flaxseed oil is its high antioxidant content.
- Digestive Health: The high fiber content of flaxseed means that the digestive system is regulated. Fiber helps to bulk up the stool and move it through the digestive tract, thereby preventing constipation, as well as diarrhea, since it absorbs watery stool.
- Eye Health: Some of the hormones in flaxseed influence the amount of fluid in your eyes, which can be a very annoying condition. Dry eyes can be prevented with consistent use of flaxseed oil in the diet.
- Inflammation: The anti-inflammatory capacity of flaxseed oil means that it can prevent various forms of inflammation in the body, including the natural aches and pains in the joints and muscles, as well as more serious conditions like arthritis and even gout!
- Crohn’s Disease: Although we have already covered some of the gastrointestinal benefits of flaxseed oil, Crohn’s disease is a terrible condition that afflicts people all around the world. Flaxseed oil research has shown a positive relationship between the inflammation of the colon and intestinal tract with consumption of this oil.
- Post-Menopausal Women: After women go through menopause, their bodies change in dramatic ways, particularly in the balance of their hormones, such as estrogen. The lignans in flaxseed oil, secoisolariciresinol, matairecinol, and pinoresinol, have a dramatic effect on the hormonal balance, thereby helping many post-menopausal women function better and struggle less with the fluctuations of estrogen in their bodies.
Flaxseed oil should never be heated.
Enjoy it with curd cheese, jacket potatoes and young fresh vegetables
Linseed oil can only be kept for a limited period.
For this reason, the yellow-green oil should only be purchased in small amounts and used as soon as possible.
Manufacturer: Oil Tree SIA, Latvija
Net weight: 100ml