Organic Golden Flaxseed (Linseed)

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Description

Organic Golden Linseed is high in antioxidants called lignans.

Organic Golden Linseed is a very popular whole food which has been cultivated for over 6000 years.  You may sometimes hear these little nutrient dense seeds being called linseed – they are exactly the same thing.

One 30g serving of organic golden linseed is:

  • High in protein
  • Fibre
  • B1
  • Magnesium and Manganese.

Flaxseed is actually one of the richest sources of plant based omega 3 fatty acids (also called alpha-linolenic acid – ALA).

You can buy ground flax but this reduces its shelf life and it is hard to preserve the quality of the fats once they are in powder form.  We recommend grinding small batches yourself on a regular basis.  You can store the powder in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a month.

You can simply sprinkle the organic golden linseeds over food but soaking or grinding them releases more of their nutritional power.  Flax can also be brewed into a tea by steeping it in hot water for 10 minutes.

If you are feeling creative organic golden linseed can also be made into natural hair or skin serum by soaking it overnight and using its gel-like secretions.  Once it has been soaked it can be kept refrigerated for 3-5 days.

You could also try our organic brown flaxseed.

Origin: Kazakhstan

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

Nutritional Information

Organic Golden Flaxseed is high in Protein, Fibre, Thiamin (B1), Magnesium, Manganese and a source of Phosphorus (per 30g serving)

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(30g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 2234kj/534kcal 671kj/160kcal 8%
Fat 42.2g 12.67g 18.10%
of which saturates 3.7g 1.11g 5.5%
Carbohydrate 27.2g 8.13g 3.14%
of which sugars 1.55g 0.46g 0.44%
Fibre 27.3g 8.20g
Protein 18.3g 5.49g 10.98%
Salt 0.08mg 0.02mg
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(30g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Thiamin (B1) 1.67mg 0.50mg 45.45%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.18mg 0.05mg 3.57%
Niacin (B3) 3.09mg 0.93mg 5.81%
Pantothenic Acid (B5) 1.01mg 0.30mg 0.83%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.48mg 0.14mg 10%
Folate (B9) 86.90mcg 26.10mcg 13.05%
Calcium 254.76mg 76.50mg 9.56%
Manganese 2.50mg 0.75mg 37.50%
Magnesium 391.67mg 117.62mg 31.36%
Potassium 813.09mg 244.17mg 12.20%
Phosphorus 642.26mg 192.87mg 27.55%
Iron 5.71mg 1.71mg 12.21%
Zinc 4.34mg 1.30mg 13%
Selenium 25.41mg 7.63mg 13.87%
Omega 3 22812.50mg 6850.60mg
Omega 6 5911mg 1775.17mg

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

1 review for Organic Golden Flaxseed (Linseed)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    ivychung (verified owner)

    good quality product and fast delivery as always.

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Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

Family Tip:

  1. Some people prefer to sprinkle flax directly on to cereals, soups or salads.
  2. We add them to seed mixes which we use in a whole host of recipes including baking and stir fries.
  3. We prefer to grind our flax up to use in smoothies and home made cereal bars.
  4. Ground flax can be used in recipes to thicken sauces or in the place of breadcrumbs.
  5. You can make a healthy tea by simply adding hot water and steeping for 10 minutes.