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Since ancient times, people became aware of the true benefits of flax. This plant can not only feed and clothe a man, but also to cure various diseases. In view of the flax is a simple culture: a thin stalk of the plant gently envelop the blue little flowers. But in this simplicity concealed unique abilities and healing properties of flax. The composition and useful properties of flax seeds are a plant product, which has medicinal properties: antiviral effect; antibacterial and antiviral agent; laxative effect; antifungal effect; restoring the gastric mucosa or intestinal property which is widely used in the treatment of diseases such as ulcers, erosions, purulent wounds.
When a drug is used flax seeds, benefits and harms of this wonderful product is its composition. Chemical constituting a product equipped with vitamins (all group B vitamins A, F, E), mineral components (selenium, calcium, sodium, manganese, iron, etc.), omega-acid complex, proteins, amino acids, polysaccharides, cellulose and vegetable protein. Active learning of useful properties of flax seeds has led to the fact that scientists have discovered a unique ability of this product, which are used to treat a variety of ailments, as well as to effectively improve the general physical and emotional state of a person. Omega acids and natural antioxidants help to normalize blood pressure, effectively reduce the risk of thrombosis, heart attack and stroke; Selenium has reducing properties, it has a positive effect on brain performance, promotes the excretion of heavy metals and any other harmful compounds. The complex-vitamin and minerals beneficial to the general condition of the whole organism, actively strengthen the immune forces, help to find health and beautiful appearance of the hair, skin and nails.