Flax seed (Lat. Linum usitatissimum)
The abundant omega-3 fatty acids in flax seed have been shown to contribute to healthy hair growth. Hair problems exacerbated by psoriasis or eczema of the scalp may respond to the skin-revitalizing and anti-inflammatory actions of flaxseed oil as well. Flax seed nourish dry or brittle nails, stopping them from cracking or splitting. Extract has moisturizing properties and makes hair silky soft.