Flax Seed Carrier Oil
Carrier oil is used to dilute essential oils before they are applied to the skin in massage and aromatherapy. Carrier oils transport essential oils through the skin and into the blood stream. Can also be used for skin and hair care.
Flax seed oil may not be the best choice to use on the skin but has tremendous benefit when taken internally. It has been shown to be beneficial for those who have Crohn’s Disease and colitis. It has the potential to soothe inflamed intestinal lining and it has a natural laxative effect because its high fiber content. One precaution associated with flax seed is that it may slow the absorption rate of oral medication or other nutrients taken at the same time.