Omega 3 fatty acids content in ground Flax Seed and Flax Seed oil make this herb become the effective remedy for gout. Flax Seed has up to 50% omega 3 fatty acids in its content. These acids can lower the cholesterol
levels, a factor causing gout. Moreover, some anti-inflammatory properties of Flax Seed are also contributed to
this benefit. In addition to omega 3 fatty acids, crushed Flax Seed also contains lignans and fiber. Lignans provide anti-inflammatory effects while fiber can help patients with gout by preventing constipation.
If you use Flax Seed oil to treat gout, you just need to pour 1 teaspoon of Flax Seed oil into salads as their dressing. Moreover, you can take Flax Seed oil in form of capsules. Before taking these capsules, you need to consult your doctor carefully.
If you do not like Flax Seed oil, you can consume crushed Flax Seed instead. You can add crushed Flax Seed to bread dough or sprinkle it on different dishes