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The Benefits of Flax Seeds

Flax seeds and flaxseed oil has been consumed by humans since ancient times. The oil and oil-rich seeds used to provide valuable calories in labour-intensive societies. The plant is also since long cultivated for its fibres since these fibres can be used to create strong and beautiful fabrics, fish-nets and a wide range of other fibrous products. In addition to this, the versatile flaxseed oil is suitable for leather treatment and skin ailments and is utilized in paint and wood varnish. The Common flax plant, Linum usitatissimum, is also known as Linseed. You might have heard about another flax species, Phormium Tenax, commonly known as New Zealand flax. Even though they have similar common names, these two plant species are...

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