Category: Flax & Hemp Processing

January 1, 1970

Processing Flax

There are two general types of flax, one is grown for seeds, the other for its fiber. Linseed has been used for lamp oil, mixed into cough medications, laxatives and other medicinal teas. Linoleum was made from linseed oil and ground cork. The oilseed plant grows to a height of 24 – 30 inches and the root is larger. The fiber flax plant produces a […]