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Botanical Name Linum usitatissimum
Family Linaceae
Origin The exact origin of alsium is not known, but it has been cultivated for thousands of years for its edible seeds and oil.
Description Alsium, also known as flaxseed, is an annual herb that grows up to 1.2 meters tall. It has slender stems and leaves that are bright green in color. The flowers are small and pale blue, and the fruits are small, shiny, and brown.
Parts Used The leaves and stems of Bacopa monnieri are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended daily dose of alsium seeds is 1-2 tablespoons.