Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Fight Obesity with Linseed Oil

Linseed oil is a colorless oil derived from the dried seeds of the flax plant. Due to its polymerization ability, it can be used on its own or blended into other solids or liquid solutions. It is also known as flaxseed oil or flax oil. The use of flaxseed oil in pharmaceuticals is expected to rise due to growing awareness of the oil in reducing dandruff and weight loss.

Linseed oil

The nutrient-dense content of the oil makes it a vital ingredient in animal feed and human foods such as cereals, energy bars, and crackers. In a study published in December 2017, researchers in Japan found oil containing alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) to considerably reduce visceral fat or excess adipose tissue after consumption.

Multiple Benefits

Major applications of linseed oils include pharmaceuticals, processed foods, paints and varnishes, flooring, cosmetics, and others.

The paints and varnishes segment is expected to reach a valuation of USD 281.34 million by 2025. The use of linseed oil as an additive in oil paints is projected to drive segment growth from 2014 to 2025. Demand for the product in wood varnishes in Canada and U.S. can propel segment volume till 2025. The love for landscaping and gardening requires high maintenance of tools. Boiled linseed oil has been effectively used by consumers in the U.S. to prevent rust formation.

The pharmaceutical segment is predicted a stable growth rate from 2014 to 2025 due to flaxseed oil containing fatty acids and ALA. Health benefits associated with linseed oil which can lower blood pressure and reduce coronary disease may lead to high demand from this segment.

Market Insights

The global linseed oil market demand is anticipated to expand at a 3% CAGR over the forecast period (2014-2025), according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Its market valuation is expected to touch USD 939 million by 2025, driven by high demand from the paints and coatings industry. Its varied scope in various end-use sectors such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and foods is projected to propel market growth during the forecast period. Key market players include Cargill, Inc.; Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company; Natrol LLC; and Saint-Gobain S.A.

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