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Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

  1. 1. Healing Properties
    1. 1.1. Brain Health
      1. 1.1.1. Behavior
        1. Learning
        2. Verbal (Speech)
  2. 2. Disease / Symptom Treatment

Chia seeds are the edible seeds of the Salvia hispanica (Mexican Sage) plant. The word “chia” is derived from the Nahuatl word chian, meaning oily. Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids; the seeds yield 25–30% extractable oil, including α-linolenic acid.

Healing Properties

Brain Health



A daily dose of 5 grams of chia seeds was shown to Enhance problem solving ability.[1]

Verbal (Speech)

A daily dose of 5 grams of chia seeds was shown to increase verbal Intelligence.[1:1]

Disease / Symptom Treatment

  1. Title: Salvia Hispanica L (Chia Seeds) as Brain Superfood – How Seeds Increase Intelligence
    Publication: Canadian Center of Science and Education: Global Journal of Health Science
    Date: June 2018
    Study Type: Human Study: In Vivo
    Author(s): Peter Onneken
    Institutions: Institute of Diet and Health, Cologne, Germany
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