Come on flax seed the renowned is obtained linseed oil, which is used as a condiment or supplement. If cold extracted, thelinseed oil represents a natural source of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids.
Linseed oil, therapeutic properties
According to experts l'linseed oil:
- Check your blood cholesterol levels.
- It is particularly indicated in case of arterial hypertension and diabetes.
- Improve metabolism.
- Fights constipation
Linseed oil, use
To make the most of its properties, it is advisable to season the vegetables with the addition of a little linseed oil: it contains 57 grams of omega 3 per hundred of product, much more than other oils. The rapeseed one reaches 9 grams, the soy one stops at 7.6, the olive one is almost devoid of it!
Linen illium is available in herbalist's shops, grocery stores or supermarkets but it is good to prefer organic products, free of preservatives and pesticides. In this regard, make sure that the label reads worked or cold-pressed.
Linseed oil, storage
It is important to store the product as shown on the label. The oil must not exceed 20 ° C because in that case it would lose its characteristics.
It should therefore be used exclusively raw and stored in the refrigerator. In addition, especially in summer, you need to make sure that it has followed the cold chain.
Once opened, linseed oil should be consumed within a month at the latest
Essential fatty acids are sensitive to light and high temperatures, with which they rapidly deteriorate, therefore linseed oil should not be used for cooking, frying and other hot uses.
Linseed oil, contraindications
Linseed oil could cause diarrhea, gas, nausea and stomach pain.
It is advisable before any intake to consult a doctor to make sure that you can take linseed oil.