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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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Two-thirds buy EPO, while the remainder primarily purchases borage oil.
Polaris will also present its 40% GLA TG Borage oil, Qualitysilver.
72) GLA from borage oil triggers a pathway that suppresses a different inflammatory cytokine, TNF-alpha.
Gingko and garlic also increase the risk of bleeding with anticoagulants, while borage oil and evening primrose oil lower the seizure threshold in epileptics.
The availability of SONOVA 400, with over 40% GLA - twice the GLA concentration of borage oil - provides consumers the option of taking fewer capsules or smaller capsules to obtain their desired level of GLA supplementation, added the company.
Gamma-linoleic acid preparations, borage oil, and evening primrose oil show efficacy in small studies (SOR: B, small RCTs).
Archie became Lee's guinea pig for her eczema range, which uses organic borage oil, rich in fatty acids to heal the skin.
Cosmetic yoghurts, which contain ingredients such as borage oil, green extract and vitamin E, represent some of the latest innovations from the dairy industry.
Indeed his advice is that we eat a tablespoon of ground seeds five days a week, cold-pressed seed oil blend on salads and vegetables, coldwater carnivorous fish twice a week and add in a daily supplement of EPA and DHA, omega-3 fats found in some fish and eggs and GLA, an omega-6 fat found in evening primrose, borage oil and blackcurrant seed.
Windmill Health Products is selling OmegaWorks, a product line that includes Omega 3-6-9, borage oil, salmon oil and Super Omega 3.
Other studies suggest that consumption of borage oil (high in omega-3 fatty acids), garlic and ginkgo biloba may also protect skin from the detrimental effects of sunlight and free radicals.
For years sufferers who want a natural alternative to lotions have been advised to try evening primrose oil or borage oil which contain gammaliolenic acid (GLA), thought to help sufferers combat itching and dryness.