Flaxseed comes from the Latin, Linum usitatissimum, which means “very useful,” is a member of the family called Linaceae. Flaxseeds are brown with a smooth texture and are mostly flat. They contain a lot of beneficial nutrients and also contain Omega-3 fats, Lignans and are rich in dietary fibers. Flax seeds are also grown and harvested for their linen fibers.
Flax seeds require a rich soil that is comparable to the soil that wheat needs. It thrives in the temperatures between the specifics of 7 degrees to 10 degrees celsius. Flax grows best in cool climates and on soils with high water-holding capacity and good inherent fertility.
Flax is believed to be native to Egypt, but it cannot be precisely tracked down as it has been used for many generations. It is cultivated in many places, including Europe, South America, Asia, and parts of the United States.
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