CORDELIA MOLLOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CORDELIA MOLLOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Flaxseed oil in a bottle behind a bowl of flax seeds (Linus usitatissimum). Flaxseed oil, also known a linseed oil, is rich in the essential fatty acid omega 3 and is taken as a dietary supplement. The seeds have long been used in herbal medicine as a laxative, and infusions have been used to treat coughs.
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