The nutrients that are present in flax seed make it a great addition to personal care formulations. Its a functional food that nourishes skin and hair and improves overall health.
History: Flax is believed to be native to Egypt. It is cultivated in many places, including Europe, South America, Asia, and parts of the United States.
Parts Used: Flower buds are used in our creations.
Composition: The flaxseeds contain 35-45% oil, which contains 9-10% of saturated fatty acids (palmitic and stearic), about 20% monounsaturated fatty acids (mainly oleic acid), and more than 70% alpha-linolenic fatty acids acid. The protein content in seeds of flax varies from 20-30%.
Scientific name: Linum usitatissimum
Flax seeds control the production of sebum that could lead to acne. Flaxseed oil helps to keep your scalp nourished and moisturized, and prevents flaking and dandruff. Flax seeds prevent hair breakage.