Linseed stops cows belching methane

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Daily Telegraph story: Linseed stops cows belching methane

Essential fatty acid for health and prevents greenhouse gasses

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Linseed reduces greenhouse gasses; stops methane production in cows and cattle

The Daily Telegraph printed the story this Tuesday 29th March 2011: (Here’s a link) I don’t think this is an early April Fool as it is such a good article on linseed’s health benefits for people, including improving the human digestion and that “it also contains Omega 3, a fatty acid that is essential to normal growth and health.” Continue reading

Anti-inflammatory drink: golden turmeric milk

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Turmeric tea and milk: delicious, healthy, potent and amazing

You may have heard about the amazing benefits of turmeric and curcumin. Probably like most people you want whole foods not supplements. Turmeric tea or golden turmeric milk gives you all the anti-inflammatory benefits from this amazing spice and is boosted Continue reading

Omega-3: why flax oil is better than krill oil

The oceans' wildlife is conserved by use of sustainable linseed omega-3

Linseed omega-3 can be healthier than EPA & DHA fish oils and helps conserve the oceans

Puffins and conserved by use of sustainable product such as linseed oil over krill oil
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ALA works perfectly well for people as a source of omega-3 for people. Cats and a few isolated fish-eating communities have lost the gene to process omega-3 into longer chain omega-3’s.  The rest of us do very well on omega-3 from linseed (flaxseed) oil. It is ALA which is so essential for health we are equipped with enzymes to turn EPA into ALA.  It has been shown linseed (flaxseed) oil, a sustainable source of omega-3 can work better than fish oil.  Linseed oil can have more benefit than fish was proved in a recent study the Holism Study, abstract, website. Continue reading

Flax Farm is 100% GM-free

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UK-grown GM-free linseed (flax)

At Flax Farm we have always been passionately anti GM.  All our linseed (flax) is always 100% GM free and always will be.   There are so many ways GMO’s are wrong. We believe GM foods are bad for your health, your Continue reading

Natural hypoallergenic shaving gel

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Naturally soothing shaving gel recipe

This linseed shaving gel contains no chemicals, no preservatives. It’s got just one ingredient, well two if you include the water… Linseed contains mucilage that is a natural lubricant and is very soothing taken internally or when applied the skin. This recipe makes a very soothing shaving gel, Continue reading

Minneapolis Star Tribune Flaxjacks® article & recipes

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Flaxjacks® are more than just UK famous…

Andrew David Baker, a reporter for Taste, the food supplement of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, visited the Flax Farm stall at Borough Market. Our cranberry, apple and cinnamon Flaxjacks® inspired his cranberry linseed flapjack recipe and Continue reading

Linseed (flax) a natural HRT

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Linseed-Flax: Natural Remedy for Hormone Balance and Menopause

“I feel better now than I did 20 years ago”

Using Linseed/Flax for Balancing Hormones and Relieving Symptoms of the Menopause:

We can have a more comfortable menopause

I was lucky. I discovered linseed and it was brilliant, Continue reading