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Flax Seed (Whole) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

Description: Flax Seed, also called Linseed, is an annual plant belonging to the Linaceae family. It has a tall and slender stem with with linear green leaves, and flat blue flowers with oily brown seeds. Due to the high oil content of Flax Seeds, refrigeration is recommended to slow the oxidation process and prolong the life of the seed.

Origin: United States

Other Names: Flaxseed, Linseed, Ume

Part Used: Seed

Culinary Uses: Whole Flax Seeds can be eaten raw or cooked. They can be added to cereals, breads, yogurt, and applesauce or other fruit dishes.

Medicinal Uses: Flax Seed is considered beneficial to the cardiovascular system, as well as the immune and nervous systems. Whole Flax Seed, when crushed, has been used as a poultice. 

Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Flax Seed should be ingested with at least 6 oz. of liquid. Not for use by persons with bowel obstruction.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*