Aali Vithai / Flax Seed Dry ( Raw )
Description of Aali Vithai / Flax Seed Dry ( Raw ):
Cultivated flax plants grow to 1.2 m ( 3 ft 11 in ) tall, with slender stems. The leaves are glaucous green, slender lanceolate, 20–40 mm long, and 3 mm broad. The flowers are pure pale blue, 15–25 mm in diameter, with five petals. The fruit is a round, dry capsule 5–9 mm in diameter, containing several glossy brown seeds shaped like an apple pip, 4–7 mm long. Flaxseeds occur in two basic varieties: brown, and yellow or golden ( also known as golden linseeds ). Most types have similar nutritional characteristics and equal numbers of short-chain omega-3 fatty acids.
Botanical Name : Linum Usitatissimum
English Name : Flax Seed
Tamil Name : ஆளி விதை / Aali Vithai
Hindi Name : अलसी,टीसी / Alasi, tisi
Malayalam Name : ചേര്ച്ചന വിത്ത് / Cheruchana vithu
Telugu Name : బిట్టు, అలసి, అదాసి / Bittu, alasi, atasi
Benefits of Aali Vithai / Flax Seed Dry ( Raw ):
Flax seed works well against constipation.
It Improves Digestive Health.
It helps to have Healthy Skin and Hair
It helps to weight loss and lower cholesterol.
It has also been used for controlling levels of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body.
You are requested to consult your Doctor before use.