Flaxseed oil benefits include cardiovascular support and healthy skin from a balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Flaxseed oil is a plant based omega-3 fatty acid that is suitable for vegetarians.
What is FlaxHealth™?Flaxseed oil is the best source for the essential fatty acid Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), from which the healthy body can manufacture DHA and EPA. The flax plant (linum usitatissimum) is best known for the therapeutic oil gently pressed from its tiny, nutrient-dense seeds.
Health Benefits Of Organic Flaxseed OilWhat does Organic Flaxseed Oil do for me?
•Promote cardiovascular health
•Provide a nutritional balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
•Promote healthy skin
•Provide a plant based source of omega-3 fatty acid for vegetarians
•Keep cell membranes working properly and efficiently
Our FlaxHealth™ Supplement is a Great ValueGround flax seeds and flaxseed oil are recognized as nature's best vegetable source of Alpha Linolenic Acid, an essential and beneficial Omega-3 fatty acid, which several studies indicate has the ability to help support good health. Our organic flaxseed oil is made from gently pressing certified organic flaxseeds.Order the flaxseed oil supplement that is produced from certified organic flaxseeds. Whether you're looking for a plant based source of omega-3's or just a good balance of fatty acids in a convenient softgel, Whole Health's FlaxHealth™ is a reliable source of this essential nutrient.
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyConstipation 1 Tbsp (15 ml) whole or ground with a full glass of water, one or two times per day [3 stars] Flaxseed is a mild bulk-forming laxative that’s best suited for long-term use in people with constipation.Menopause 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds twice per day [1 star] Supplementing with flaxseeds may improve the frequency and severity of hot flashes in postmenopausal women.Ulcerative Colitis Refer to label instructions [1 star] Flaxseed is an anti-inflammatory and soothing herb that may be effective in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
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