Skip to main content

Plant Details

Accepted name: 
Linum usitatissimum L. [Linaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
aakawa yob Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
aalas Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
agase beeja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agase gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agase naaru Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agasebeeja Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
agashi Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
agasi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
agastha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
akasi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alasee beeja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alashi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alashiberu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alasi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alasibija Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alci Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ali Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ali vittu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alici Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alici vitai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alish Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alishi-virai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alishivirai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alisi virai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alivirai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alleverei Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alsee Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alshi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alshi virai Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alsi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Pl. Meds for Musculoskeletal Disorders, N. Pakistan (Malik et al., 2018)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alsi alish Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alsi katan Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alsi nim bariyan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alsi-ka-tel Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
alsi-sanbyam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ama Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ankejil guib Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
arasi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
atasi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
atasī (seed) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
athasee Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
athasee gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
athasi gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
atshi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
atushi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
auma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
avisa Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
avishi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
avisi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
bazarug Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bazarulkatan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bazarutkattan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bazr-ul-katan Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
bazrul-kattan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bedr kitan Other Ethnobot. & Trade of Pl. in Qaysari Market, Iraq (Mati & Boer, 2011)
budrapatni Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cantiracura Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cerucana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chanaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
cheru charm Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
cheru-chanattinte-vitta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cheruchanan-vittinteuilta Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
cheruchanavittintevilta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
common flax Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
cultivated flax Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
devi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dhonul-kattan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
flachs Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
flax Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
Trad. Drugs in Israel at End C20th (Lev & Amar, 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
flax plant Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
flax seed Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
flax seed oil Other U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
flaxseed Other U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
hab e kattan Other Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
haimwati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
javas Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
javasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kain atish Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
katan Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kattan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
katān Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
kayavu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kenu Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kettan Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kitani Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kshauma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kshaumi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ksuma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kuman Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kutan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kṣumā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
lein Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Tea and Herbal Infusions Europe Pl. Inventory (THIE, 2021)
lein echter Other Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
leinsamen Other E-Kommission: Approved Status (1984-1994)
lika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lin Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
lin usuel Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
linaza Other Med. Plants for Diabetes in C. America (Giovannini et al., 2016)
Med. Plts. in Loja & Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador (Tene, 2007)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
linhaça Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
linho Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
lini oleum virginale Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
lini semen Pharmaceutical E-Kommission: Approved Status (1984-1994)
EMA Com. Monog.: Linum usitatissimum, sem. (2005)
European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
lino Other Annexo III: Veg. Drugs in Registry of Meds, Argentina (2009)
Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
linseed Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
EMA Com. Monog.: Linum usitatissimum, sem. (2005)
European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Jamaican Root Tonics (Mitchell, 2011)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Tea and Herbal Infusions Europe Pl. Inventory (THIE, 2021)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
linseed enne Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
linseed oil Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
linseed oil, virgin Other European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
lint bells Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
linum usitatissimum Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
linári Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
low linolenic acid flaxseed oil (unhydrogenated) Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
low linolenic acid linseed oil Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
madagandha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
madana-ginjalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madanaginja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madanaginjalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madanginjalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
madotkata Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
malina Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masina Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
masrina Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masrind Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masrna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masruna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masuna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mauverchala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mûma Other Med. Pl. Yemen (Fleurentin et al., 1982)
nalla agisi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nalla avisi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nilapushpi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nilapushpika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nilapuspi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nilpushpika Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ol (mo) se Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parvathi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peso Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
pichhila Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
roghan alsi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
roghane-katan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
roghane-zaghir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saatlein Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
san Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
seeme agase beeja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
semeagare Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
semeegara Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
semen lini Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
semina lini Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the Russian Pharm. (Shikov, 2014)
serroo sanulverei Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sib muma Other Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
solin oil Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
sunila Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tailottama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
thange Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
tisi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
tisi-ka-tel Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tisinam Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
to kitan Other Ethnobot. & Trade of Pl. in Qaysari Market, Iraq (Mati & Boer, 2011)
tukhm-e-katan Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
tukhme-katan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhme-zaghir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhme-zaqhir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhmekatan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tusi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ullusulu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
uma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
umā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
virai Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
virgin linseed oil Other British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
ya ma Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ya ma zi Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
yamazi Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
zaghir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zaghu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zar ma i me tog Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
λινάρι Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
كتان Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)