Master plant: Linum usitatissimum L.
Linaceae (Flax family)
Oleum Lini semen
The common flax or lin has been cultivated since prehistoric times as an oil or fiber plant. His native area is unknown. Nowadays it can be found on every continent.
Characteristics and substances:
The Omega-3 flaxseed oil is a premium cold-pressed oil high in omega fatty acids especially alpha linolenic acid (ca. 60%). It has been carefully freed of toxic and bitter substances (cyanide glucosides) using a patented procedure.
The daily supply of Omega-3 fatty acids clearly lowers the risk for deadly infarcts and strokes. Omega-3 fatty acids have a positive effect on heart rythm disturbances, improve the flow-rate of the blood and lower the blood pressure. They also lower the blood lipid concentration and help to prevent arteriosclerosis.
Omega-3 fatty acids protect and promote your health at every age.
Omega-3 fatty acids already work with the unborn child, promote the intelligence, vision and stress resistance with children and juveniles. They prevent the susceptibility of cardiovascular problems, depressions, aggressions and stress. Furthermore Omega-3 fatty acids prevent the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
The Omega-3 flaxseed oil makes a perfect nutritional supplement due to its high concentration of alpha-linolenic acid. It is also used to optimize the fatty acid composition in edibles, functional foods and nutraceuticals.