Linseed / Flax Plant

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Linum Usitatissimum

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Reduces cholestrol content, blood sugar level. Good for certain types of cancers.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in protein, fiber, omega 3 fatty acids

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Edible oil. Used as an ingredient in many wood finishing products. grown in gardens as an ornamental plant.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Linseed / Flax Plant
  • Tamil : Aliverai
  • Malayalam : Alivitta / Chandrasura
  • Telugu : Adeli / Adiyalu
  • Kannada : Seeme Agase Beeja / Allibeeja
  • Hindi : Halim / Chansar / Alshi / Ulsi
  • Bengali : Masina / Tishi
  • Gujarati : Java / Alshi
  • Marathi : Harali / Hariyaalee / Gavath
  • Oriya : Pesi
  • Punjabi : Alshi

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