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AS IN ANCIENT TIMES USED FLAX?

Flax is known cultivated plant, birthplace unknown. However, there is evidence that it was cultivated for fiber IV-V century BC in Assyria and Mesopotamia. And the ancient Egyptians wrapped in a cloth of linen mummy.

Spotkanie articles of linen worn by ancient Jews and the Egyptians, and the Romans had imported them from Spain. Also flax used as a drug, because in ancient times was known for its therapeutic properties.

Now cultivated flax is grown all over the world, it is the second leading fiber crop after cotton.

Flax in bloom Linen fabric
Blooming flax Linen

 

 


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