Linseed

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 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.

💊 Profile

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.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Chile: Aloelax; Instalax; Ger.: Duoventrin; Pascomag†; Pol.: Laxantol; Singapore: Tofupill†; Switz.: Linoforce; LinoMed; UK: Salinum.
Published May 08, 2019.