The good and known flaxseeds has benefits in preventing and treating many diseases including cancer and it also helps in the diet, and its most important ingredient is the fluid that is released when in contact with water, but all of its properties are best experienced when using ground.
It is a very full of omega 3 fatty acids, and vitamins and trace elements such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zing, manganese, selenium and also, it contains phytoestrogens which are hormones whose chemical structure is similar to that of the estrogen. The shell of it is thin and is indigestible, and very rich in cellulose fibers. The flaxseeds has healing properties which are known since antiquity and very helpful in reducing the cholesterol and prevention of cardiovascular disease, The omega 3 acids can affect the lowering of the blood pressure, and it contains alpha linolenic acid which reduces the risk of the heart attack and also cancer.
The flaxseeds reduces the level of glucose in the blood
The flaxseeds is very good in stabilizing the blood sugar if you are a person who suffer from diabetes and it is the best choice.
The action against inflammation helps with arthritis and eases the symptoms but also it is a natural laxative, and it swells in the intestines and it discharges mucus which regulates digestion in a noninvasive way. Also, it can help with symptoms caused by the occurrence of hemorrhoids and due to the high level of mucus it can help in dry unproductive cough – facilitates expectoration and reduces caugh, and also it is recommended to be used in a combination with mallow for this particular purpose. Due to the oligo elements and phytoestrogens it is also recommended for women who are in menopause, a good alternative to estrogen therapy and acts preventively to osteoporosis.
The flaxseed is also recommended preventively and as a means for additional support in the treatment of breast cancer because of the lignite which has an antioxidant and anticancer effect. It is as well good in preventing the prostate cancer and colon, stomach ulcers and gastritis. Because it has large amount of mucus, it in itself has a healing effect in all aspects of the digestive system and it binds toxins, which are salts from heavy metals from the intestine and thus it discharges them from the body and has an important role in detoxification. It has regenerative capacity of the flaxseeds and shows its properties on the skin and you may use it for eczema, psoriasis and acne.
Intaking flaxseeds has some positive effect on the mental state, and thus reducing the risk of depression and helps in memory and learning. Because it has a huge amount of dietary fibers, it is also good addition to any reductive diet that gives support to the diet and weight loss. It can be used as a whole, minced, as a tea or in the form of cold-pressed oil. We will introduce you to some ways to prepare flaxseeds for various needs, such as for better digestion as constipation, hemorrhoids, and for this you can cover two teaspoons od flaxseeds with 2300 ml of boiling water, then stir it and let it for about an hour. While this is happening, the flaxseeds is discharged and it is mixed with water, so you get a dense iced tea. It shall be placed in a cul and you shall drink it in the morning on an empty stomach.
In the prevention of heart disease and stroke
Use ground flaxseeds for preventing heart disease and stroke. You shall ingest two tablespoons of ground flaxseed and a lot of water and instead of ground seeds you can take a tablespoon of flaxseeds oil.
For preventing and treating osteoporosis, you may use a mixture oh flaxseeds, honey, sunflower seeds and nuts, and here is how: mix equal amounts, which is one tablespoon of grind seeds and nuts with five hundred grams of honey and take one teaspoon of this mixture every morning. The recipe for treating dry cough: take two tablespoons of this mixture and pour them with two deciliters of boiling water, leave it like that and than strain. Ingest this tea in small quantities throughout the day. For treating skin diseases use a mixture of flax oil and sesame oil in equal amounts, and then add ten drops of rosemary oil, put the mixture on the problematic parts of the skin. It can be very effective in the treatment of seborrhea, and for this purpose you should rub the oil gently in the scalp. This combination mixture of oils can be great for dry and sensitive hair.