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Flax seed oil is commonly used to treat high cholesterol, heart disease, eye and skin conditions just to name a few. Flax seed oil has a high amount of protein, the flax seed have a rich amount of fiber, and the combination of the flax seed oil and the fiber can be used as a laxative. Flax seed oils has Vitamins B-1, B-2, Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Flax seed oil has some properties in fighting cancers.

Flax seed oil along with other oils, such as sesame, soybean and other fish oils can enrich your daily diet. It will make you feel great and it has no side effects and you can take it with other medications. This is one supplement that you can take and it will not interfere with other medications. 

Flaxseed is also a factor in the fight against Alzheimer s   .  In the Caribbean Flaxseed is sometimes called Linseed

Homemade Medicine

Herbs for Insomnia

Valerian is an excellent herbal sedative that has none of the negative side effects of Valium and other synthetic sedatives. It works well in combination with other sedative herbs, such as California poppy, skullcap, hops, and passion flower.
Lavender is a gentle strengthening tonic for the nervous system. A few drops of lavender oil added to a bath before bedtime are recommended for persons with sleep disorders. Additionally, the oil may be used as a compress or massage oil or simply inhaled to alleviate insomnia.
Chamomile is a time-honored sedative herb which can be safely used by children and adults alike. Chamomile tea is commonly used in Europe, South America, and Mexico for insomnia and restlessness combined with irritability, particularly in children. Chamomile oil can also be put in bath water (5-6 drops) to soothe overwrought nerves, diluted to 2% to make an excellent massage oil, or used as an inhalant.