Flax: The Genus Linum (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - by Neil D. Westcott,Alister D. Muir

By Neil D. Westcott,Alister D. Muir

Linum usitatissimum is a generally disbursed plant generally used as an business oil and fiber crop. it really is referred to as linseed within the uk and flax in North the USA. For the final 15 years, there was a turning out to be curiosity within the medicinal and nutraceutical price of flax, together with experimental facts for its use within the prevention of melanoma and cardiovascular and kidney illnesses. This quantity is a finished overview of the genus, together with the taxonomy, chemistry, cultivation, pharmacology and advertisement makes use of of flax. Written by way of prime specialists, Flax: The Genus Linum should be a useful reference for these drawn to nutraceuticals, medicinal vegetation, pharmacy and agronomy.

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