Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract
Products we use it in: Moisturising Leave -in Conditioner
Linum Usitatissimum Extract - is more commonly known as flaxseed oil. It’s a significant plant source of omega fatty acids, primarily an omega-3 fatty acid (linolenic acid) that’s been shown to have a soothing effect on skin and promotion of hair growth.
Why we use it: - It contains a high amount of mucilage which acts as a natural conditioner in our HH Multi - Use Leave in Conditioner. It is also a top source of lignans, phenolic plant compounds that have antioxidant ability.
The Vitamin E in flaxseed oil helps to treat hair loss and stimulate new hair growth. Lignans act as strong antioxidants which can help in the regrowth of healthier and stronger hair. Topical application of flaxseed oil prevents flaking and nourishes the scalp from within, providing relief from dandruff
Other benefits: Flaxseed oil contains polyunsaturated fatty acids, which also include oleic, linoleic, palmitic and stearic acids, enhance skin’s hydration by preventing moisture loss. It penetrates the skin’s uppermost layers easily, carrying other beneficial ingredients with it.
EWG Score: 1