Flax is an annual plant cultivated for its fiber, which is used in making linen. Flaxseed and its oil are used in herbal remedies.
Calphotos: Flaxseed
Photographs of this herb.
Herbazest - Flaxseed
Gives a detailed explanation on flaxseed's medicinal uses, as well as information on the plant, its history, and consumption.
Loyola Medicine: Flaxseed
Factsheet including warnings, side effects and interactions.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Flaxseed
Includes information on uses, constituents, and mechanism of action.
NCCIH - Flaxseed
Offering an introduction as well as the side effects involved with this herb.
NewCROP - Linum usitatissimum
History, uses, growth habits, and cultural practices.
UMMC - Flaxseed
Provides an overview, precautions, and possible interactions with flaxseed. Supporting research is also available.
Whole Health Chicago
Health benefits, uses, and dosage information.
Wikipedia: Flaxseed
Provides extensive information on the uses, history, and production of the herb (also known as Linum usitatissimum).
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