Flax Seed oil (also known as Linseed oil) is highly recommended for general well-being and whole body nutrition. It is an excellent source of the omega-3 essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), as well as phytoestrogens known as lignans. Considered to be nature's richest vegetarian source of omega-3 fatty acids, required for the health of almost all body systems, Andreas Premium Flax Seed Oil contains twice the amount of omega-3 fatty acids as fish oil. Andreas Premium Flax Seed Oil also contains omega-6 and omega-9 essential fatty acids, B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, dietary fiber, and manganese. It is also a good source of the minerals copper, phosphorus, and iron.
Studies have shown that due to the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids, along with being a rich source of lignans and a multitude of nutrients and minerals, flax seed oil may be beneficial for management of the following health conditions: aiding in the prevention of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, allergies, arthritis, inflammation, chronic pain, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular health, reducing cholesterol, immune function, Crohn’s Disease, Lupus, Lyme Disease, menopause, skin defence against acne, eczema, and psoriasis, improving health of hair and nails, improving digestion and elimination, improving cognition and concentration, reducing the risk of Alzheimer's and other aging diseases, and helping repair cell membranes, amongst a host of other health and wellness-related conditions.