Flax, also commonly known as linseed, is ancient crop with documented use that dates to ancient Egypt. The herb was once widely used to spin linen and other textiles, including rope, lamp wick and sails. The five-celled seeds are used to produce linseed oil. Flax seed is also a nutritious snack and additive to grains, cereals and cooked foods. In addition to added flavor and texture, flax seed enhances foods with significant levels of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.
Flax Seed Meal, 1/4lb
Flax is an ancient global food crop as well as a source of textile fiber and linseed oil.
The seed of the plant is highly nutritious, supplying generous amounts of protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
Flax seed meal offers a convenient way to add flax to foods, including cereals, smoothies and baked goods. As an added bonus, cooking or baking the ground seed doesn't diminish the omega-3 content.