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Why is it worth using flax seeds?
Some people believe that flaxseed should be consumed by people who have a sick stomach or intestines. Nothing could be more wrong. Yes , flax seeds have a positive effect on the digestive system, but they have many other advantages that we had no idea a few years ago.
Linseed can be cooked. You can buy them at the pharmacy in the form of whole grains and also ground. Just pour boiling water over them. We can add lard, olive oil or other fat to the infusion. We can also add a little honey or fruit particles. This will not change the properties of the seed in particular, but will add some flavor. Experts say that the most valuable is the infusion of whole grains or ground just before consumption.
Flax seeds and digestive
Linseed helps to stop diarrhea, but it does not have constipating properties, it only slightly slows down and regulates increased intestinal peristalsis. If the intake of linseed is accompanied by adequate hydration, it can also help with constipation. The linseed leaves a delicate film on the mucosa that protects the tissues.
For cough and sore throat
Flaxseed can be drunk for a dry cough and sore throat. It moisturizes the pharyngeal mucosa, thins the secretions, thus reducing irritation of the respiratory mucosa of the esophagus. Thanks to these properties, it also helps with reflux.
Seeds for beauty
Linseed improves the condition of hair, skin and nails. A diet rich in flax seeds improves skin elasticity. They can also be used as a hair conditioner. When applying, be careful not to put the grains on the hair, because then it will be difficult to comb it out. Seeds are also perfect as a face and hands mask.
Seeds on the circulatory system
Flaxseed has anti-inflammatory and antiatherosclerotic properties. Its regular consumption protects against a heart attack, as well as relieves pain and prevents dehydration in diarrhea. As with everything else, you should also use moderation when using linseed. Some say that long-term consumption of linseed causes a food allergy.