💊 Chemical information
Flaxseed; Leinsamen; Lenmag; Lin; Lin, graine de; Linaza; Linfrö; Linho; Lini semen; Lini Semina; Linum; Lněné semeno; Nasienie lnu; Pellavansiemen; Se˙menys; Semilla de Lino. ATC — A06AC05.
ATC Vet — QA06AC05.
Pharmacopoeias.In Chin. and Eur..
Ph. Eur. 6.2(Linseed). The dried ripe seeds of Linum usitatissimum. Protect from light.
Preparations of linseed have been administered for their demulcent and laxative actions. Crushed linseed has been used as a poultice. Linseed is the source of linseed oil, below. Linseed has also been tried as a dietary supplement to improve postmenopausal symptoms.
Multi-ingredient: Chile: Aloelax; Instalax; Ger.: Duoventrin; Pascomag†; Pol.: Laxantol; Singapore: Tofupill†; Switz.: Linoforce; LinoMed; UK: Salinum.
Published May 08, 2019.