GardenScent Organic Chia Seeds


Chia Seed is a popular superfood among health-conscious individuals, vegans, and vegetarians. Despite their small size, these seeds are high in plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, plant-based protein, dietary fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, minerals, and antioxidants.

Regular consumption of Chia helps in: 

  • Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol level
  • Diabetes and weight control
  • Increasing energy and endurance
  • Regulating digestive health
  • Providing an excellent source of plant-based protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
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Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a flowering plant in the Lamiaceae mint family that is native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala.

Despite their small size, these seeds are high in digestible plant-based protein, omega-3 fatty acids, soluble and insoluble fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, minerals, and antioxidants.

Regular consumption of Chia helps in:

  • Lowering the risks of cardiovascular diseases. Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids and dietary fiber. These properties lower blood pressure and raise HDL cholesterol levels, lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke.
  • Diabetes, weight management, and digestive health. Chia Seeds’ high dietary fibre content prolongs the feeling of fullness because they take much longer to digest, resulting in a slow and sustained release of energy to the body without causing a spike in blood sugar levels. Chia seeds are beneficial to diabetics, athletes (they increase endurance), and people who are trying to lose weight. It also aids and regulates the health of the digestive tract.
  • Chia seeds are high in protein. Protein is an important component of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood; it is required for tissue growth, repair, immune function regulation, and hormone synthesis in the body. This plant-based protein is extremely beneficial to vegans and vegetarians because it provides an additional source of protein for their daily needs.  

According to the World Health Organization’s recommendation of 4g of Omega-3 fatty acids per day, 25g or 2 tablespoons of Chia seeds per day would be sufficient.

Chia seeds have a mild flavor and can be consumed on their own or added to juices, beverages, smoothies, yogurt, ice cream, salads, enzymes, red or green bean soups, sauces, or baking recipes.

Origin: Bolivia

Chia has an extremely high-water absorption rate; once soaked, it can absorb up to 9 times its weight in water and form a thick gel. Consuming dry chia seeds is not recommended because it may cause constipation if you do not drink enough fluid.

Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower blood pressure. It is not recommended for people who have low blood pressure and are taking blood thinners.

Basic Chia Gel Recipe
450ml of water
31/2 tablespoon of Chia seeds
Or use the ratio of 9:1

To prevent clumping, combine Chia seeds and water in a mixing bowl and whisk with a fork. After a few minutes, stir the mixture and set it aside for another 5 – 10 minutes. Adjust the water volume to achieve a thicker or thinner gel.


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