Linum Usitatissimum



Products we use it in: Moisturising Leave - in Conditioner, Moisturizing Thickening Gel, Eczema Relief.

Linum Usitatissimum Extract - is more commonly known as flaxseed. It is widely recognized for its benefits, is a notable plant-derived source of omega fatty acids. This oil is predominantly rich in an omega-3 fatty acid, linolenic acid, which is known for its calming effects on the skin and its role in promoting hair growth.

Usage Benefits: - Flax seeds offer a plethora of benefits for both hair and skin. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, they nourish the scalp, promote hair growth, and help maintain scalp health. Flaxseed is rich in mucilage, a natural conditioning agent used. It's also a prime source of lignans, phenolic compounds with potent antioxidant properties. The protein content in flax seeds strengthens hair strands, reducing breakage and brittleness. Additionally, the lignans in flax seeds have antioxidant properties, protecting hair follicles from damage caused by free radicals.

Other Benefits: Flaxseed, is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids such as oleic, linoleic, palmitic, and stearic acids, plays a crucial role in enhancing skin hydration by preventing moisture loss. Its ability to easily penetrate the skin's top layers allows it to deliver other beneficial ingredients effectively.

Safety Rating - EWG Score: 1