Golden Flax (Organic) - Bulk Grains & Foods


Linum Usitatissimum. Golden flax seeds are rich in omega-3s and have a delicious nutty, buttery flavor. Use as ground flax in smoothies, recipes, sprinkle on cereal, as food storage and more. Available in a range of sizes from small quantity to bulk in resealable packaging. Our golden flax seeds have been tested for microbes and you can rest assured that they are a product of excellent quality. Certified Organic.


Certified Organic Golden Flax Seeds

Golden Flax as a Garden Plant

Golden flax plants are a lovely addition to a garden in need of some vibrant color. The golden flax plant produces blue or red flowers, which make the perfect adornment for a homemade bouquet.

Plant your golden flax seeds in a garden bed that has been prepared to promote loose soil. The plants do best in well-drained, sandy soils that are weed-free. Golden flax is a hardy plant that can survive frosts that linger into spring. Direct seed flax seeds into your garden bed and then lightly cover them with soil, follow with generous watering. Golden flax can also adorn your garden in pots! Choose a pot that allows for adequate space for roots with sufficient drainage.

Popular Uses

Golden flaxseed must first be ground to reap the nutritional rewards. Otherwise, whole flaxseed will pass through untouched. Grind your own golden flaxseed at home for the best product with the most integrity. Golden flaxseed and brown flaxseed differ only slightly in taste, with golden flaxseed having a more subtle taste.

Golden flaxseed is very versatile and can be added to numerous breakfast meals, like yogurt, oatmeal, a smoothie, or cereal. Flaxseed can also be mixed into savory dishes, like soups, casseroles, or even salad dressing, to add texture and fiber Those that are vegan or avoiding eggs will find that ground flax meal mixed with water creates a gelatinous product that works great as a binding agent in baked goods!

  • Baked goods
  • Breakfast foods
  • Soups & stews
  • Salads
  • Egg substitute


Before it was used for cooking, processed flax fibers were first used in what is now the Republic of Georgia. The next area where it was widely used was in Egypt where fibers from the flax plant were turned into linen. Linen was viewed as a pure textile, so much so that Egyptian priests were exclusively linen clothes to signal purity. Years later, flax fibers were used in the 1800s In America for their use in textiles. Presently, the majority of flax is grown in Russia.

Health Benefits

Many people consume flax oil, sometimes referred to as linseed oil, for the omega-3 fatty acids that are present. Unfortunately, this type of oil is a polyunsaturated fatty acid or PUFA and it is extremely susceptible to rancidity, especially when it is exposed to heat and oxygen, both of which occur during processing.

Buying whole golden flaxseed and grinding it yourself is the best way to avoid these oxidized oils. You can rest assured that you are getting the best quality nutrients when you grind the seeds yourself. The whole golden flaxseed has a shelf life of about a year if it is stored properly, we recommend storage in your refrigerator!

The omega-3 fatty acids that are present in flax seeds have been involved in a number of clinical studies. These studies have found that flax seeds can be part of a heart-healthy diet since they support the cardiovascular system. ALA is also found in flaxseeds and is found to lower levels of inflammation. Golden flaxseed also has minerals present, like magnesium and B vitamins. Additionally, flaxseed has a great deal of fiber which is a great way to balance blood sugar and encourage regular bowel movements.

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