Commonly known as lin seed, is a fiber crop cultivated in geographies with lower average temperatures. Flax seed is one of the major by products derived from the Flax plant, apart from other popular outcomes such as the linseed oil and linen. Flax seeds are rich in omega-3 fats and are termed as ‘super-foods’ among the fitness circles. Flax seeds are small in size and the most popular variety is the brown one.