Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum
Common Name: Linseed Oil
CAS #: 8001-26-1
Plant Parts Used: Seed
Extraction Method: Cold pressed method
Color & Odor: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid with characteristics nutty odor
Flax seed oil comes from the seeds of the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum, L.).
a-linolenic acid (51.9-55.2%), palmitic acid (about 7%), stearic acid (3.4-4.6%), oleic acid (18.5-22.6%), linoleic acid (14.2-17%)
It blends easily with most of the essential oils.