It has always been grown for its oil seeds and its fiber. A number of flax suits from ancient Egypt were found in the tombs. Flax robes were also made for the Jewish high priests of the Old Testament period.Early civilization records tell us that flax was also used internally as a fine laxative and to relieve irritated mucosa. It has also been applied to inflamed skin sites in the form of compresses to relieve pain.Flax is an annual plant growing up to thirty to one hundred and twenty centimeters. It blooms only in the morning hours, with a blue-blue color.