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flax

Herbal medicine
An annual, the oil and seeds of which contain a cyanogenic glycoside, fixed oils (e.g., linoleic and linolenic acids), mucilage and protein; it has been used internally as a laxative and antitussive, and topically to treat burns.
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[UKPRwire, Mon Apr 15 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the Flax Protein Market , it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
[ClickPress, Mon Apr 15 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the Flax Protein Market , it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
Paul McCusker said: "This week we met with the Department Of Justice and community representatives to disusss the opening of the Flax Street gate given the health and safety concerns of congestion and increased traffic putting local children and residents at risk.
"A flax break (or brake) was used to break the inner core (or boon) of the flax plant into pieces that would readily drop away from the fibers," Norm explains.
Both are sold as whole flax, milled flaxseed meal, and flaxseed oil.
In this paper, the laboratory triaxial tests were carried out to investigate the mechanical properties and failure characteristics of flax fiber-reinforced clay, by controlling the reinforcement ratio and confining pressure.
Although all of the flavors were energizing and delightful, Blueberry Acai Flax and Raspberry Coconut were my favorites.
All these results suggested a definite influence of DIF on the development of fiber cells in flax, and DIF set at 5degC benefited the number of fiber cells in a bundle but DIF 15 was optimal for the size of fiber cells.
Flax (Linum usitatissimum) is widely distributed in the Mediterranean region and temperate climate zone and plays an important role in the food industry and healthcare.
However, there is no data on involvement of miRNAs in response to Al stress in important agricultural plant, flax (Linum usitatissimum L.).