Flax seed makes a wonderful addition to not only skin care but also hair care products. It increases hair in sheen and strength in the same way that the Omega fats help your skin and body when taken internally. High in 'lignins' flax is also one of the female hormone balancing oils, taken internally to relieve symptoms of those 'hormonal' phases of life such as menstruation pre, peri and meno-pause. Lignins have both anti- estrogen and estrogenic pproperties and are as beneficial as hormone replacement therapy in regards to relieving hot flashes and sweating!
Uses vary widely from nutritional supplements, culinary and cosmetics to industrial applications.