Flax Seed Oil (Better Skin)
Deriving from the ripened seeds of the Flax plant (Linumu sitatissimum),our 100% pure, high quality Flaxseed Oil is carefully extracted through low temperature, cold pressed technology to ensure that all natural nutritional compounds are preserved.
Highly polyunsaturated, it’s a rich source of Omega 3 essential fatty acid (EFA) which promotes overall brain health. Flax Seed Oil also benefits the heart, boosts the digestive system, promotes healthy skin and hair, helps weight loss; reduces cholesterol and blood sugar, and the risk of cancer.
It is sometimes used to treat inflammatory diseases as well. Distinctive in taste with a slightly nutty flavour, you can drizzle it over salads, add to cereal or cottage cheese.
Heating is not recommended as it can develop a bitter taste and lose vital Omega 3 benefits. Store in refrigerator for a fresher taste. Suitable for freezing.
Nutritional Facts (of 1 Tablespoon of Flaxseed Oil) 120 calories per serving. Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 9g, Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g. Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fat: Alpha Linolenic Acid (LNA) 7230mg, Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fat:Linolenic Acid (LA) 1800mg, Omega-9 Monounsaturated Fat: Oleic Acid 2100mg
Health Benefits of Flax Seed Oil
Omega 3 -Omega 6 help to accelerate skin repair, fight wrinkles, prevent skin irritation and improve overall moisture levels
High Omega 3 content benefits cardiovascular functions, reducing blood pressure and bad cholesterol
Fatty acids increase elasticity, and prevents gout
Fatty acids also help with weight loss
Vitamin E stimulates growth of stronger hair