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Good day to all the guests of the site “Healing power of turpentine” and today we will talk about how to properly drink linseed oil. Much has already been said and written about the benefits of this product; therefore, we will only partially address this issue, but we will directly analyze the intake of linseed oil in more detail.
So, in what cases is it recommended to take flaxseed oil? There are a number of diseases in which regular intake of flaxseed oil can help the body cope with the disease. Here are these diseases:
- weak immunity
- most kidney diseases
- impaired metabolism
- high cholesterol
- liver disease
- swelling of limbs
- gallbladder disease
This, of course, is far from a complete list of diseases for which linseed oil is used. By the way, it can be used not only for treatment, but also as an excellent prophylactic agent for heart problems, it perfectly removes cholesterol. Many people use flaxseed oil for cosmetic purposes and for weight loss. About this in the future, there will be many individual articles.
Rules for taking linseed oil inside
For therapeutic purposes, linseed oil is always drunk on an empty stomach. This is the only way to achieve the maximum effect from its use. The optimal regimen for adults is 1 tablespoon, 2 times a day, in the morning and in the evening, at the same time as a meal or at least 30 minutes before meals. For children, 1 tsp is enough 2 times a day.
If you find it difficult to drink it in its pure form, you can wash down the oil with water. It does not affect its healing properties and it is perfectly absorbed by the body ..
If you drink flaxseed oil for the first time, then I recommend you follow the following scheme:
- The first and second day – reception in the morning only 1 tsp.
- Third day – 1 teaspoon in the morning and 1 in the evening
- The fourth and the following days – if no unpleasant manifestations in the body were noticed, then we increase the dose to the standard one tablespoon in the morning and evening
How much is the course of treatment. Here it should be noted that there will be no quick result. Therefore, immediately tune in for a long period of treatment.
The average course of treatment for flaxseed oil is 3 months. After 3 months the results will be noticeable. At first, you may not feel any benefit from oil intake at all, but this is not so! The benefits are there and with each passing day it will only increase. Just flaxseed oil acts on the body very gently, and therefore, for the first results to appear, a certain time must pass.
After 3 months of intake, usually take a break in 1 – 2 months, after which the treatment continues if necessary
Contraindications to the use of flaxseed oil
Although in general, flax seed oil is a fairly harmless product, it also has some limitations on its use. It is not recommended to drink flaxseed oil with:
- individual intolerance
- simultaneously with the use of blood thinners
- with inflammation of the cornea
- with chronic cholecystitis
- with increased bleeding
- gallstone disease
The use of flaxseed oil in cooking
This natural product is used with might and main in cooking. It can be added to all kinds of salads, grease them with porridge and potatoes, add to sauerkraut and
Options for the use of flaxseed oil in cooking are not limited. The only condition for this is that it cannot be heated! That is, it is used only in the cold and no more.
When mixing oil with lemon juice, you get the perfect salad dressing, tasty and healthy! She can simply water already prepared dishes, for example, steamed vegetables, fish, potato dishes and
Useful video about linseed oil
How to store flaxseed oil
In order to use flaxseed oil brought your health only benefit it should be properly stored. If the storage rules are not followed, it will at best lose its beneficial properties, and at worst, it can generally cause significant harm to the body.
So, how is flaxseed oil stored? An ideal container for its storage is dark glassware that does not let the sun’s rays through. If there is no dark bottle under your hands, any container made of green or any other dark glass will do, but not light.
It is generally necessary to protect it from the sun in every possible way, since under its influence the structure of the oil is broken. Therefore, it is always kept in a dark place, in dark glassware, at a temperature of from 15 to 25 degrees, but in no case higher!
The shelf life of oil in a closed container is 1 year. When opening, it is advisable to use the product within a month, since oxygen does not act in the best way on linseed oil and it is oxidized.
If desired, you can slightly increase the shelf life of the oil. To do this, add salt calcined in a pan at the rate of 1 teaspoon of salt per 1 liter of linseed oil.
In general, expired oil should be thrown out without any pity, since the use of such a product can cause significant harm to the body. You yourself can understand to taste that the oil is spoiled. His taste becomes rancid and if you have previously consumed a fresh product, it immediately catches the eye.
At this let me finish, now you know how to properly drink linseed oil for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. In the next article we will look at how this product is used in cosmetology and as an aid in weight loss.
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