Advice 1: How to cook Flaxseed oil

Linseed oil is again becoming more popular, as it has valuable nutritional and health qualities, and also contains vitamins, valuable fatty acids and polyunsaturated acids. It is used in cosmetics, medicine and cooking.
How to cook Flaxseed oil
You will need
    • Mature Flaxseed
Instruction
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Flax oil can be manufactured by two methods. The first is the hot method, in which the oil is necessary to fry, the second – cold pressed. I must say that it is more useful linseed oilobtained by cold pressed, it retains all its valuable substances.
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For the first method you must put 100 grams of flax seeds in a bowl and cover them with water capacity of 100 ml When the seeds absorbed all the water and swell (it happens in about an hour or more), place them on a dry heated cast iron skillet.
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Fry the seeds in for an hour on a slow fire, covering with a lid. After simmering the seeds will release a fluid, which is oilof M. the resulting liquid, carefully pour into the container, it is better through a clean gauze filter.
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The second method of obtaining linseed oil from seeds. You need to grind in a blender the seeds maximally finely, almost to dust. Up to about the consistency of coffee. Then the resulting mass is put into a fine sieve. Hang a sieve and place over a bowl where you drain the oil.
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You can slightly speed up the process. At the bottom of the sieve, place the gauze, and on it lay the ground mass of seeds. Press seeds on top of the yoke, then the oil will stand out and drain much faster.
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Once the oil going into the container, then squeeze in cheesecloth soaked oilm. Pour oil into a special container, close tightly.
Useful advice
In cosmetology based on linseed oil make nutritious masks for hair and skin, medicine flax seed oil calms irritation and burns. In cooking linseed oil as the most valuable for its nutritional and dietetic qualities, widely used for salads, cooking, baking, sauces, marinades. The only – linseed oil not fry.

Advice 2 : How to choose Flaxseed oil

Linseed oil is very useful as it contains many essential fatty acids, among which are omega-3. This product is used in small amounts and exclusively in raw. Linseed oil can be purchased at the pharmacy, but sometimes it is sold in grocery stores.
How to choose Flaxseed oil
Instruction
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When choosing flax oil, note the colour of the product. Quality oil - Golden-brown. Color can have a different intensity, which depends on the degree of purification. Good linseed oil is transparent, it has a muddy sediment.
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When buying Flaxseed oil, look at the label. It must be written that the product prepared by the method of cold pressing. Manufacture temperature of the oil does not exceed 45℃. If you specify any other way of cooking, it is a technical product which is not suitable to eat.
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Pay attention to the date of production: oil pressed from flax is stored for 1 year from the date of manufacture. Look at the color and the size of the bottle. Since Flaxseed oil breaks the light, it should only be sold in a dark container. This product has a short shelf life, therefore, it must be packaged in bottles of small volume.
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Store bought Flaxseed oil in a dark and cool place (in refrigerator) for no longer than the period specified on the label. After opening the package, use the oil for 1-2 months. Eating stale Flaxseed oil instead of omega-3 fats can supersaturate the body with free radicals.
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Before eating smell the oil. Quality product has a peculiar but pleasant flavor. The taste of Flaxseed oil are also specific, may have slight bitterness. If flax oil has an unpleasant odor and very bitter, this means that it has lost its useful properties.
Note
To fry foods in flax oil, as when heated it instantly oxidizes and becomes unsafe for health.
Useful advice
When storing the bottle of oil must be kept tightly closed lid.

Linseed oil, heated to a temperature above ambient, you have to throw away or use for technical purposes.
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