Botanical Name – Linum usitatissimum
Flax seed is one of the oldest crops ever known. Being a super food, flax seeds have many benefits and they help improve digestion, fight cancer, control diabetes, lower down blood pressure, clear skin, lower cholesterol, balance hormones, and promote weight loss. People basically use flax seeds to resolve gastrointestinal problems from the body. Flaxseed oil possesses many medicinal properties.
They are quite remarkable for health and help to reduce cholesterol levels in our body. Flaxseed is a good source of high fiber, vitamin-B, and omega-3 acids. The fiber in flaxseed is soluble in your body and the fiber is found in its seed coat. Taken before a meal, flaxseed fiber reduces the appetite of people so that they might feel full and thus ensures that one can be supported in reducing weight.