flaxseed (linum usitatissimum) - oral
GENERIC NAME: FLAXSEED (Linum usitatissimum) - ORAL
USES: Flaxseed has been used for constipation. It has also been used for controlling levels of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body.Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about your brand.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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