Flaxseeds or linseed are abundant in vitamins, minerals, fibers, omega-3 fatty acids but their main component is lignan. Lignan has plant estrogen as well as antioxidants- flax contains up to 800 times more lignan compared with other plant foods.
For centuries these seeds were used in healing purposes that is preparing medicines. Besides treating ailments, flaxen seeds give the benefit of a healthy youthful skin and glowing hair.
Due to their plant estrogen-lignan flax seeds are equivalent to hormone therapy and can treat menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats, including reducing the risk of breast cancer occurrence and reoccurrence.
Since these seeds are a concentrated source of fiber, they have a strong anti-inflammatory potential.Nowadays all good beauty creams already include plenty of anti-oxidants and plant estrogen in their ingredient list.
A woman’s hair is, traditionally, her crowning glory. So when that luscious mane suddenly fades, replaced by tired strands, panic sets in. And among the best remedies for this are exactly flaxseeds.
Also if you want smoother and healthier skin opt for no other tonics or lotions.The fatty acids in flaxseeds draw water into skin cells, keeping them supple and hydrated. There’s more in flaxen seeds for those who want to go on a weight losing spree too.
Being low in carbohydrates and high in omega 3 fatty acid, flaxseeds, when taken with any meal, convey the message of fullness in the stomach. Search for no better way to reduce that growing waist line!
Their high fiber content helps reduce cardiovascular diseases
They ensure orderly functioning of the intestines and balance blood sugar level
The alpha lineoic acids in flaxen seeds keep the body safe from colon cancers, arthritis , asthma and diabetes
They elevate mood and lower depression
They help treat flaky skin, eczema, psoriasis, alopecia and dandruff
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