Brown Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum)
Flax | Linseed | Laxative
Did you know that the flax plant has been cultivated for over 4000 years in Southern Europe? And that Flaxseeds have 7 times more lignans than Sesame Seeds?
Brown Flaxseeds are a functional food rich in fiber, protein, iron, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), and omega 3. When used in infusion, they help improve intestinal flora, improve blood circulation, and prevent anaemia. It is considered one of the best foods with a laxative action in for constipation.
Ingredients: 100% Brown Flaxseeds (Linum usitatissimum).
What is Flaxseed Tea good for
Flaxseed Tea is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that promote the well-being of the digestive, heart, nervous, and hormonal systems. In addition to relieving nervous tension and premenstrual syndrome, it reduces fatigue, reinforces defenses, gives energy, and improves memory. They are great allies for weight loss because they stimulate the feeling of satiety (full stomach). You can also drink Flaxseed Tea to control cholesterol and diabetes.
It is recommended to consume 3 to 4 cups of flaxseed tea per day.
Other indications: obesity, gingivitis, eczema, psoriasis, sore throat, low immunity, stomach pain, deep vein thrombosis, menopause, acne, gingivitis, insomnia, poor concentration, and kidney stones.
How to prepare:
Place 1 level tablespoon of flaxseeds and boiled water in a teacup. Then cover it and let it infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Finally, strain and let cool slightly before drinking. For best results, it is recommended a healthy lifestyle.
Nutritional declaration (per 100g):
Energy: 2608,38kJ/ 623kcal
Lipids: 42.2 g
of which saturated: 3.7 g
Carbohydrates: 28.9 g
of which sugars: <1 g
Fibres: 27.3 g
Proteins: 18.3 g
Salt: 0.03 g
*May contain traces of nuts, peanuts, sesame, gluten, and sulfites.
Uses: Brown Flaxseeds can be used raw or cooked, crushed or whole, in yogurt, crackers, bread, soups, and salads.
Recommended quantity: Half a tablespoon to an entire tablespoon of flaxseeds.
Store in a dry (max. 20º) and cool (max. 60% humidity) place.
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