Know miracles of flexseed ( tisi), linum usitatisum

Posted by arun kumar burnwal on Wed, May 25, 2011  
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Flaxseeds, Tisi in Hindi (linum usitatissum), are derived from plants called flax or linseed. It has been used since the early civilization due to the numerous health benefits of ground flaxseed and oil that can be obtained from the plant. A flaxseed is rich in micronutrients, omega 3 fatty acids, and dietary fiber known to enhance fertility and the reproductive system and it also lowers the presence of free radicals in the body.


It has many fold curing properties in ayurvedic as well as homoeopathy. It may be used in place of fish in diet for vegetarian .

It relief and cure following health hazards :-

1. Flaxseed relieved hot flashes as effectively as HRT (hormone replacement therapy)

2. The flaxseed showed decreased bone resorption and calcium excretion, indicating reduced bone loss i. e. osteoporosis.

3. Flaxseed is a rich source of lignans, compounds that can act as anti-estrogens or as weak estrogens. It is thought that lignans may play a role in preventing estrogen-dependent cancers, such as breast cancer and other types of cancer.

The lignans in flaxseed appear to play a role in protecting against breast, colon, prostate, and perhaps skin cancer.

4. The omega 3 fatty acids in flaxseed appear to reduce inflammation associated with psoriasis.

5. Flaxseeds, can lower cholesterol, thereby significantly reducing the risk of heart disease.

6. Flaxseed oil may also have a protective effect against angina (chest pain) and high blood pressure.

7. Control constipation, hemorrhoids, diverticular disorders. Because they are high in soluble fiber.

8. Control laryngitis, chronic bronchial complaints, coughs and sore throats.

9. Reduce the pain, swelling, inflammation and discomfort of arthritis, as well as reducing cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

10. Counter inflammation associated with gout, lupus and fibrocystic breasts .

11. Promote healthy hair and nails.

12. Minimise nerve damage that causes numbness and tingling as well as other disorders.

13. Treat menopausal symptoms, menstrual cramps, female infertility and endometriosis: Because the hormone-balancing lignans and plant estrogens (phytoestrogens) in flaxseed oil help stabilise a woman's estrogen-progesterone ratio, they can have beneficial effects on the menstrual cycle, and relieve the hot flashes of peri-menopause and menopause.

 Flaxseed oil may also improve uterine function and thus treat fertility problems. In addition, the essential fatty acids in flaxseed oil have been shown to block production of prostaglandins, hormonelike substances that, when released in excess amounts during menstruation, can cause the heavy bleeding associated with endometriosis.

14. Fight prostate problems, male infertility and impotence: The EFAs in flaxseed oil may help to prevent swelling and inflammation of the prostate.The EFAs also play a role in keeping sperm healthy, which may be of value in treating male infertility, and they can improve blood flow to the penis, a boon for those suffering from impotence. It is effective in fighting against the growth of prostate cancer in men.

15. The seeds improve digestion, help stabilize blood glucose levels, fight tumor formation.

In homoeopathy 6, 30, 200 potency are available. Use doctors advice for practical use , if taken in potency.


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