Flax and flaxseed oil (Linum usitatissimum): a review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration.

@article{Basch2007FlaxAF,
  title={Flax and flaxseed oil (Linum usitatissimum): a review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration.},
  author={Ethan M. Basch and Steve Bent and Jeffrey K Collins and Cynthia Dacey and Paul G Hammerness and Michelle M. Harrison and Michael Smith and Philippe O. Szapary and Catherine Ulbricht and Mamta Vora and Wendy Weissner},
  journal={Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={92-105}
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate the scientific evidence on flaxseed, including expert opinion, folkloric precedent, history, pharmacology, kinetics/dynamics, interactions, adverse effects, toxicology, and dosing. Electronic searches were conducted in 9 databases, 20 additional journals (not indexed in common databases), and bibliographies from 50 selected secondary references. No restrictions were placed on the language or quality of the publications. All literature collected… CONTINUE READING