Borage Oil 20 percent GLA
Borage oil is soothing for irritated and damaged skin, as well as a natural anti-inflammatory. It conditions and calms dry and sensitive skin, and also addresses prematurely aged skin. With regenerative properties, Borage aids in the treatment and healing of psoriasis and eczema.
NOTE: The 20% means that it contains 20% of the GLA (gamma-linolenic acid). This is an essential fatty acid that offers anti-inflammatory properties when used topically.
Properties anti-inflammatory, aids the healing of psoriasis, and eczema, addresses prematurely aged skin, conditioning, soothing
Botanical Name: Borago officinalis
Extraction Method: cold pressed / gently refined
Color: pale yellow
Derived From: the seeds
Contains: gamma linoleic acid, vitamins, minerals
Base Oil: can be used up to 100% strength. This is a rich oil, however, and should be considered being used at a lower percentage.
Shelf Life: 6 months (Refrigerate! This is a delicate oil that goes rancid quickly)
Fatty Acid Profile
- docosenoic 2.2%
- icosenoic 3.8%
- gamma linolenic 20.1%
- linoleic 38.8%
- oleic 17.9%
- palmitic 10%
- stearic 3.6%