Flaxseed Hair Gel

 Source: Flaxseed Hair Gel, HealthyFlax.org

Source: Flaxseed Hair Gel, HealthyFlax.org

Use this gel to control curly hair.


  • 2 cup (500 mL) water
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) flaxseeds
  • 4 drops of lavender essential oil


  • Pint size mason jar
  • Nylon stocking


  1. In a saucepan, bring water and flax to a boil then reduce heat to medium. Simmer on medium for 5-8 minutes, or until it reaches desired consistency.
  2. Cover mason jar with nylon stocking, slowly pour the flax mixture into the jar through the nylon. Squeeze the nylon until all the flax gel has come through the nylon. Cool to room temperature.  Add in essential oil. Cover and refrigerate. 

Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: 2 1/4 cups (560 mL).


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