Flaxseed oil, also known as linseed oil, is derived from the seeds of the plant Linium usitatissimum and is rich in Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), which is the biological precursor to Omega-3 fatty acids as well as containing Omega-6, Linoleic Acid (LA). It is important to maintain an appropriate balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 in the diet as these two substances work together to promote health. Flaxseed oil and flaxseed contain substances that promote good health. Flaxseed oil is rich in Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), an essential fatty acid that is beneficial for heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and a variety of other health conditions. Flaxseed, in addition to ALA, contains a group of chemicals called Lignans that may play a role in the prevention of cancer.
Flaxseed oil is one of the most concentrated vegetarian plant sources of Omega-3 fatty acids found in nature. This formulation offers premium, organic flaxseed oil, cold pressed without the use of chemical solvents. Studies suggest that flaxseed oil and other Omega-3 fatty acids may be helpful in treating a variety of conditions. The evidence is strongest for heart disease and problems that contribute to cardiovascular health, but the range of possible uses for flaxseed oil also include: anti-inflammatory effects and immune health.
Flax seed oil contains one of the richest sources of omega fatty acids, Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA). By reducing cholesterol and blood pressure levels, flax supports cardiovascular health. Some studies suggest that ALA (a substance found in flaxseed and flaxseed oil) may benefit people with heart disease.
The ALA in flax seeds is widely recognized as an effective anti-inflammatory agent, and it is beneficial for calming the inflammation associated with conditions, such as lupus and inflammatory bowel disease. Flax oil helps maintain health of hair, skin and nails and may also help reduce painful, itchy skin associated with eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. It reduces inflammation associated with gout, lupus and fibrocystic breasts.
Flax may also help ease the symptoms of autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, and it supports breast, colon and prostate health.
Recommended Use or Purpose:
Certified Organic Canadian Flaxseed Oil is a major source of natural polyunsaturated Omega-3, Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) as well as Omega-6, Linoleic Acid (LA). As a source of essential fatty acids it is beneficial for the maintenance of good health.
Medicinal Ingredients:Each Softgel Capsule Contains:
- Natural Golden, Cold Pressed Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum L.)……..900mg
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids – Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA)……………………50mg
- Omega-6 Fatty Acids – Linoleic Acid (LA)…………………………………140mg
Recommended Dose (Adults & Adolescents):
Take orally 1 softgel capsule, 3 times a day with meals or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.