Alsi,Flaxseed | (100gm) السی


ALSI promotes heart health and supports digestive function and reducing inflammation and aiding weight management. Flax seeds offer a host of benefits.

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ALSI, Flaxseed, or Linum usitatissimum is commonly known as السی, flax, or linseed. It is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world.

To begin, these available at sknatural are edible oilseeds derived from the flax plant which is a flowering plant with blue flowers.  It is an extremely adaptable ingredient. Therefore, people consume it in a variety of ways such as whole seeds, ground powder, pressed oil, flour, or convenient tablets and capsules. ALSI is popular because it is high in lignans (a type of beneficial plant compounds called polyphenols). It also contains antioxidants, fiber, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Moreover, these are  one of the best available sources of alpha-linolenic acid. It is  an omega-3 fatty acid with reported cardiovascular benefits.

Flaxseeds contain dietary fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid. They contain phytoestrogens called lignans. Which in fact,  are similar to the hormone estrogen. The fiber in them is present in the seed coat.

Nutritional elements:

A single serving of these seeds provides a rich source of:

Omega-3 fatty acids (alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA), Dietary fiber (soluble and insoluble), Protein, Lignans (phytoestrogens), Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Iron, Zinc.

Medicinal uses:

ALSI  reduce risk of CVS disorders. These seeds contain fibers which promote digestion. It contains  lignans which help remove inflammation therby, helping in arthritis, gout etc. The fiber and healthy fats in these seeds contribute to feelings of fullness and satiety. Therefore these are a valuable addition to weight management regimens. The omega-3 fatty acids found in flax seeds help to alleviate symptoms associated with inflammatory joint conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Moreover, the essential fatty acids and antioxidants in these seeds support healthy skin and hair. These seeds help to improve insulin sensitivity and regulate blood sugar levels. Therefore, they are beneficial for individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The omega-3 fatty acids present in  seeds are essential for brain function and cognitive health.

Additionally, these seeds contain lignans, which have phytoestrogenic properties that may help balance hormone levels in the body. Researchers are studying these seeds for their potential anticancer properties.

Generally, people can use these as ground seeds, seed oil, and also as a meal for those who have gluten allergy.

Additional information

Weight 0.12 kg


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