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Scientific name of Flax seed: Linum usitatissimum
Name of Flax seed in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Agashee, Uma, Neelapushpam
Hindi: Maseena, Alasee, Atasi
Malayalam: Cheruchana ചെറുചണ
Plant description of Flax seed:
Flaxseed or linseed (Linum usitatissimum) is an annual herb, erect, slender stems, grows up to 120 cm tall. Leaves are grayish-green, alternately arranged and with 3 veins. Flowers are pale blue, with five petals and in a cluster. Fruits are ovate capsules and seeds are oval, flattened, 4 to 6mm long and shiny and pale to dark brown.
Useful plant parts: Seed, flower, Leaf, seed oil.
To treat constipation, diabetic, functional disorders of the colon, rheumatism, eyes infections, cold, flu, fever and gout.
Chemical content: Omega-3 fatty acids, Lignans
How to prepare medicines: