Forbiden in case of thyroid problem.
Cultivated plant from 0,30 to 0,50 m of which one uses the seeds.
Flax is prescribed for chronic constipations and as lenitive. Out of cataplasm (crushed seeds or flour) for furoncles, abscesses, skin troubles, scabs, eczema.
Also : Gastritis, constipation, cystitis, urinary inflammation.
In external use : Well-known base for cataplasms poultice ...
Decoction : 50 g of seeds for one liter of boiling water in compress or lotion.
3 tablespoons for one liter of hot water, let macerate all night ; 4 cups a day.
Cataplasm; Pour some boiling water over the flour while stirring until getting a paste which is spread over a mouseline, apply warm over the painful area.