Flax Seeds are also known as Common Flax or Linseed. In Hindi they are known as alsi or tisi. In spanish they are known as Semillas de lino. They come in two varieties, brown and yellow golden. They are edible in nature and considered a great source of fibre and omega 3 fatty acids. They can be powdered and used to sprinkle over salads, cereals and smoothies. You can even use them as an ingredient in cakes and breads. They are a great substitute of eggs in cakes. Learn how to make Flax Seed Powder here. You can make Vegan Chocolate Banana Cake with Flax seeds.