Flax, also called linseed or common flax, is a crop of genus Linum in the Linaceae family, which is farmed in cooler regions of the world. Flax is typically used as fiber and food crop. It is also used to manufacture textiles such as linen and finds applications in production of table linen, bed sheets, and underclothes. Flax is found in two varieties namely blue flowers and white flowers. Moreover, flax seeds are used for oil extractions by cold pressing, which is called linseed oil. It is widely used in paint binder, putty, and wood finish as it possess drying (water repellent) properties. Cold pressing used for oil extraction keeps its nutrients in their original form, making it fit for human consumption.