Nutri Star Flower Borage Seed Oil 90 caps
Borage or star flower oil is extracted from the blue star-shaped borage flower. The active component is an essential fatty acid, gamma linolenic acid (GLA). Borage oil is now thought to be a superior source of GLA and contains 22% of the fatty acids, far higher than the amount found in evening primrose oil.
Borage or star flower oil is extracted from the blue star-shaped borage flower. The active component of borage oil is an essential fatty acid Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA). Borage oil is now thoug ht to be a superior source of GLA. Star flower oil contains 22% GLA. This is far higher than the amount of GLA found in Evening Primrose Oil. GLA is an omega-6 fatty acid that is metabolised in the body to prostaglandins. Hormone-like substances which control many body processes.GLA has been shown to be particularly beneficial for female reproductive health. Breast-feeding mothers may also benefit from supplementing their diets with GLA. Breast milk is a very rich source of GLA and a considerable drain of GLA occurs from the motherÕs body when she breast-feeds. Star flower oil has also shown beneficial effects on the skin, due to its ability to help balance hormones.
One to two capsules daily with food, or as directed.
Amount per capsule:
Borage Seed Oil (22% GLA 110mg) 500mg
Vitamin E 5mg
Ingredients: Cold-pressed borage seed oil, vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol)
Not recommended during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding. If taking medication or have a medical condition, consult a medical practitioner before using this product.