Nutritious values of linseeds
Linseed is known for its nutritious and medicinal properties. It contains omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins and mineral substances such as calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, potassium, manganese and copper. The linseed is also a rich source of fibre, vitamins B1, B6, PP, E, foil acid and pantothenic acid. The chemical compounds included in the linseed are thought to be one of the most effective anti-inflammatory compounds. They also prove antibacterial, protecting and laxative properties. Additionally, they speed up wound healing and protect against a heart attack and a coronary arterial disease. They can be also used preventively to ensure the correct functioning of intestines.