Botanical Name : Linum Usitatissimum
English Name : Flax Seed
Tamil Name : ஆளி விதை / Aali Vithai
Hindi Name : अलसी,टीसी / Alasi, tisi
Malayalam Name : ചേര്ച്ചന വിത്ത് / Cheruchana vithu
Telugu Name : బిట్టు, అలసి, అదాసి / Bittu, alasi, atasi
About Aali Vithai ( Flax Seed):-
Cultivated flax plants grow to 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) tall, with slender stems. The leaves are glaucous green, slender lanceolate, 20–40 mm long, and 3 mm broad. The flowers are pure pale blue, 15–25 mm in diameter, with five petals. The fruit is a round, dry capsule 5–9 mm in diameter, containing several glossy brown seeds shaped like an apple pip, 4–7 mm long. Flaxseeds occur in two basic varieties: brown, and yellow or golden (also known as golden linseeds). Most types have similar nutritional characteristics and equal numbers of short-chain omega-3 fatty acids.
Benefits of Aali Vithai ( Flax Seed):-
- It has also been used for controlling levels of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body.
Procurement & Agriculture Method:
90% of Our Herbs are Wild crops and 100% organic by nature; remaining 10% are organically grown, dried, and pulverized with no chemical or preservatives.
The Consumption details and benefits listed out in our website are taken from Tamil ancient books and Siddha records, as well as it’s been further fine tuned by our Siddha Doctors Team. Any how you are requested to consult your Doctor before use.