You will need
- Mature Flaxseed
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Once the oil going into the container, then squeeze in cheesecloth soaked oilm. Pour oil into a special container, close tightly.
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.