borage oil


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borage oil

the oil extracted from the seeds of borage (Borago officinalis). It is used for the treatment of neurodermatitis and as a food supplement.
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Double-blind, multicentre analysis of the efficacy of borage oil in patients with atopic eczema.
Researchers recruited 150 patients with eczema and gave half high doses of borage oil, marketed as starflower oil and the other half a placebo.
The materials tested included borage oil, canola oil, fish oil, shea butter, sunflower seed oil, and hydrocortisone cream.
Evening primrose oil and borage oil are the two primary commercial sources of GLA, containing 10 percent and 20 percent GLA respectively.
Ingredients like kukui seed oil, macadamia nut oil, pomegranate extract and borage oil play key roles in customizing each formula.
In one study, 37 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, borage oil (providing 1.
You can find it in supplements made with evening primrose oil and borage oil, as well as in spirulina.
Melt a teaspoon of this in a pan and add some olive oil and 5ml borage oil.
Two borage oil supplements contained less than their listed amounts of GLA or oleic acid.
Excellent sources of additional GLA are evening primrose oil and borage oil, however, only evening primrose oil supplements containing high levels of GLA are proven to be effective, try Efamol Pure Primrose Oil 500mg or 1000mg, or Epogam.
Using a blend of borage oil, glucose and peptides the lotion re-energizes cells and aids ongoing cell regeneration to reduce lines and wrinkles.