Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) are a species of flowering plant in Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico. Its health benefits were first discovered during the Mayan and Aztec era. The high omega-3 fatty acid content keeps your skin firm and glowing. Not only do Chia Seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids, but also high quality protain, fiber, calcium, iron, and magnesium. Recognizing this, Chia Seeds are known as one of the most balanced nutritious super foods.