- What other names is Flaxseed known by?
- What is Flaxseed?
- How does Flaxseed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Flaxseed.
Likely Effective for...
- Lowering cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol.
Possibly Effective for...
- Improving kidney function in people with lupus.
- Relieving mild menopausal symptoms.
Possibly Ineffective for...
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Prostate cancer, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, stomach upset, bladder inflammation, lung cancer, breast cancer, skin irritation, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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