Linseed oil is a very effective and useful product. Even in the old age linen was used as a healing product for wounds, cuts, and pains. In ancient Egypt, for example, the linseed oil was used as a cosmetic product, with help of which women created masks, wrappings, took care of their hair and skin. At present, linen oil is also very popular and helps to fights different diseases, and also widely used in cosmetic purposes.
Linseed oil is extracted from linen seeds by means of regular clod press. It is the cold pressing, which allows for the oil to preserve its useful healing properties.
Linseed oil contains a large number of useful substances, such as polyunsaturated acids, vitamins F, A, E, K, saturated fatty acids Omega-6 and Omega-3.
Linseed oil help in curing many diseases: it lowers cholesterol level, increases vessels elasticity, helps in curing the diseases of lungs and bronchus, thyroid function abnormality, boosts up the immunity, and even helps in loosing weight.
Linseed oil is also highly popular in treating psoriasis, since it is able to increase skin regeneration processes in the shortest possible time frames. During psoriasis treatment by linseed oil, even in its worst condition, the skin condition starts improving rapidly, that is why many doctors recommend adding this product in a pure form to the complex therapy, or using a cream with linseed oil.
The burdock is often taken for a weed, which is incorrect. Burdock (also named as bur) is a graminaceous weed plant of an aster family, with wide leaves and thorns. However, not many people know how useful this plant is.
Not many know, that an almost is a nut, and it is a seed of an almond pit. Compared to the other pits, almond contains more oil (about 62%).
Almond oil is received from the seeds of bitter and sweet almonds, however the oil of the first type is used in cooking purposes and is added to food, and the oil, received from the second type of almond is only used for a making cosmetic products.
Sunflower oil is being used by many housewives in their kitchens. However, the oil of a sunflower application area is not limited by kitchen. It is actively used in various household, and medical purposes.
Sunflower oil is produced from sunflower seeds, and goes through several processing stages in order to receive a required sort.