Linseed Oil- From the seed of the Linum usitatissimum, linseed oil is an edible oil. It is also known as flax seed oil. Linseed oil is regarded as a culinary delicacy.
It has an extraordinary variety of uses. It is often used in paints as a binding agent. It is used in construction, as an ingredient in the putty that seals windows. Linseed oil is a common ingredient in wood varnish. It may also be used to make textiles. In cooking, it is considered a traditional European ethnic food. It is also a seasoning for cookware after use. It has a high smoke point, which makes it excellent for cooking at high heat.
Linseed oil is colourless. It has a crisp, nutty aroma.
Also known as: Linum usitatissimum, flax seed, زيت بذر الكتان