What is the Difference between Linseed and Flaxseed? | Wholefood Earth®

For anyone who wants the short answer to the question “what is the difference between Linseed and Flaxseed” the answer is; none. Linseeds and Flaxseeds are the exact same thing. 

Confusion around these two names stems from the two big English-speaking countries. In the UK, we alternate between linseed and flax, while in the United States and Canada, both are referred to as flax.

But what is flaxseed?

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