Benefits of Flaxseed Oil
Flaxseed Oil (also known as linseed oil) is derived from the extremely nutritious and disease-preventing flax seed. Similar to the seed, flax seed oil is loaded with healthy omega-3s, fatty acids that have been associated with healthier brains and hearts, Flax seed oil is extremely beneficial for chronic skin conditions, such as rosacea, acne, dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis, the fatty acids act to balance out the skin’s own oils and reduce any inflammation, helping the skin to repair.
Used externally, flaxseed oil is best applied as a topical treatment, directly to your face or other parts of the body as an evening moisturizer. To do this, simply gently massage a small amount of the oil into still damp skin after washing your face before going to bed.