Flax seeds/ linseeds, we commonly know as Alasi have been used since centuries now owing to its nutrient content omega-3 fatty acids, lignans, protein and fiber. So it's no wonder they acquired the name Linum usitatissimum, meaning "the most useful."
Flax seeds benefits your body like no other food and its been scientifically proven to improve conditions like: ⏬ Its soluble fiber helps to keep your hunger at bay - best for weight loss & people who are always snacking. It improves digestion & relieves constipation due to its insoluble fiber. Reduces diabetes - blood sugar levels. Studies have shown, flax seeds reduces LDL (Bad cholesterol), improves HDL ( Good cholesterol), resulting in reducing overall cholesterol levels in blood, improving heart health. Flax seeds also lowers blood pressure. It is best plant- based protein for the people who avoid fish (vegan)/ fish oil supplements. It is an immunity-booster & possess #antiaging property, rejuvenating & good for skin & hairs. Flax seeds contain a group of nutrients called lignans, which have powerful antioxidant and estrogen properties. It helps in preventing BPH, breast and prostate cancer, as well as other types of cancer. It helps improve brain function especially in children with ADHD or the ones grouped under Autistic syndrome. Also useful in controlling meopausal symptoms & depression.
Acc to Ayurveda: It is hot in potency, so useful for vata disorders like neuralgia, paralysis, arthritis. It reduces vata and increases pitta & kapha so should be used with caution by people suffering from bleeding disorders & planning to conceive.
How to consume it: “If you eat flaxseeds whole, you will likely pass them whole in your stool." So, consume GROUND SEEDS rather than whole, as your intestines cannot break down the tough outer shell of the seeds. Flax seed oil is applied externally to treat joint and muscle pains, non healing wounds, skin disorders.
Yes, you reading it right. Practicing Gratitude can bestow us with so much more than peace of mind. Not to forget, peace of mind leads to happiness. ☯ Acc to Ayurveda, our body & mind are related, as we are psychosomatic beings. Peace of mind improves your metabolism, leading to good gut health - thats directly related to the release of happy hormones.
Research studies have shown, Gratitide improves HDL ⤴(good cholesterol) and reduces ⤵LDL (bad cholesterol). Even ⤵lowers blood pressure. . Improvesthe quality & duration of sleep.
Beginning each day with Gratitude❤can improve your work efficiency, create positive vibes, inspire you to do better & improves your relationship with others and yourself. . We have been blessed in ways we dont even reckon. God have been really merciful and lenient with us humans then any other living bodies on planet. We owe him big time. Showing compassion towards other species & #patience towards humans, we can create a peaceful environment on earth.
Never hold a grudge and go to bed. Forgive everyone, I know its easily said than done, but trying doesn't hurt that much. ⛺ Try hard to forgive others, even yourself at times. Letting go feels amazing. Its difficult but yes possible either. Sometimes forgive others for your own peace of mind rather than theirs.
We can never thank God enough for what he does for us daily. Sometimes we dont understand his plan and blame him for the pain we go through just to realise later that it was for our own good. ✨ Going to bed with gratitude & positively gives you sound sleep & tons of benefits (mentioned in my previous post).