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NOW Borage Oil 1000 mg (Highest GLA Concentration)

120 softgels

Product ID: NOW81722

NOW Borage Oil 1000 mg (Highest GLA Concentration)
5/5 stars
Definitely improves skin. No doubt about it.
Rating: 4.00 - 3 votes

Expiration: September 2019

Rating:
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NOW Borage Oil 1000 mg

 

Borage Oil is a nutritional oil rich in polyunsaturated fats. Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) are enhanced essential fatty acids. Although the body can manufacture GLA from dietary linoleic acid, it can be more efficiently utilized for body functions when supplied directly by dietary sources. BorageOil is a more concentrated source of GLA than Evening Primrose Oil (EPO).

One Borage Oil softgel is equivalent to about 5 standard EPO softgels in GLA content.

 

Benefits:

    • Helps with arthritis
    • Reduces inflammation
    • Supports skin and hair health

 

Directions: Take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with Omega-3 Fish or Flax Oil.

Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings Per Container: 120


  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories   10    
Calories from Fat   10    
Total Fat   1 g   2%*  
Saturated Fat   0 g   0%  
Trans Fat   0 g   †  
Polyunsaturated Fat   0.5 g   †  
Borage Oil (Borago officinalis) (Seed)   1.0 g (1,000 mg)    
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)   240 mg    

Other Ingredients: Softgel Capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water).

  • Reviews (3)
Verified Buyer
Rating:
80% of 100
Cleared up my Rosacea Acne but use caution! Borage oil has blood thinning properties!
After years of dealing with Rosacea Acne and trying various prescription meds. and herbal remedies, I discovered borage oil. After 6 weeks of taking one capsule 3 x's daily my rosacea acne has cleared up and after 10 weeks the scarring has vastly improved! However, I began to have nose bleeds and discovered that borage oil has blood thinning properties. I was also taking flax oil 3x daily and a low dose daily aspirin. I discontinued the aspirin and cut but still had two - three nosebleeds per week. Plus, two flax oil per day was not fully controlling the rosacea acne - it was coming back. I then learned that flax oil also has blood thinning properties. So I discontinued the flax oil and the low dose aspirin and resumed taking three flax oil caps. per day. This dosage is working for me and I have not had a bleed for several weeks now.
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Rating:
100% of 100
Definitely improves skin. No doubt
Definitely improves skin. No doubt about it.
Verified Buyer
Rating:
60% of 100
On the fence..
I can’t really say whether or not this product works. I started taking Borage Oil and Evening Primrose Oil at the same time and over the course of a couple of weeks the skin on my face started having a reaction. (A few zits, some red patches, some tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead.) I’m not sure if I was having an allergic reaction or if these products cause some sort of system detox. I’m going to see my naturopath to find out and if it turns out that I’m not allergic I will try taking it for a longer period of time and update this review.
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