Linseeds which are also known as flaxseeds have been consumed for thousands of years. They are small golden/tan seeds that are an excellent source of omega 3 fats, fibre and a whole load of other vitamins and minerals. Linseed oil derived from linseeds/flaxseeds.
Linseed oil is one of the richest plant based sources of an omega-3 fatty acid called alpha linolenic acid (ALA). Omega 3 fatty acids are essential to a healthy diet and play a crucial role in many bodily functions. Linseed oil also contain essential omega-6 fatty acids. You might have heard over the years that omega-6 is bad for you and is the cause of inflammation in the body, but that depends on where you are getting them from and how much you are getting. Omega-6 is essential, and cutting it out would do more harm than good. Luckily linseed oil has the correct ratio of omega 3 and 6.
Linseed oil is versatile liquid that can be easily added into your diet.