Flax Seeds with Omega Acids and Child Health.



Flax Plant is just 2-4 inches tall. It stands straight. The leaves are striped. Its flowers are sky blue. Its fruits, nipple shaped, have five chambers and each druit contains two shining dark flat dark brown seeds.

Composition
The seeds contain a stable oil, about 34 percent. The oil contains mainly Glycerides, and Fatty Acids of Linoleic and Lynolenic. Also contained are proteins, mucilages, wax-like chemicals, a sticky substance, phosphorous and sugar, Sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous and sulphur.

Oil Composition
Palmitic 6.0 %
Stearic Acid 2.5 %
Arachidic acid 0.5 %
Oleic acid 19 %
Linoleic acid 24.1 %
Linolenic 47.4 %
Other 0.2 %