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The stalks of the flax plant are processed to release the [[natural
The stalks of the flax plant are processed to release the [[natural ]]. These fibers are then woven into [[linen]].
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Flax seeds are high in fats and protein. Most varieties are high in omega-3 fatty acids. Raw flax seed is used as a dietary suppliment, though the ingestion of large amounts can cause sickness due to trace amounts of cyanide. Seeds have a long shelf life when whole.
Seeds are crushed to produce linseed oil.