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BORAGE OIL 1000 mg 120 SGELS

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  • Take 1 softgel 1-2 times daily, preferably with meals
  • Rich in omega-6 fatty acids
  • 240mg of GLA

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Borage Oil 1000 mg by Now Foods 120 Softgel Borage Oil 1000 mg 120 Softgel Products Borage Oil is a nutritional oil containing over 80 Polyunsaturated Fats. Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linoleic 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. Borage Oil is a more concentrated source of GLA than Evening Primrose Oil (EPO). One Borage Oil capsule is equilvalent to about 5 standard EPO capsules in GLA content. Research has determined that Borage Oil does not contain harmful levels of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs). Expeller Pressed Hexane-Free Rich in Omega-6 Fatty Acids 240 mg of GLA Suggested Use As a dietary supplement take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily preferably with meals - Or as directed by your healthcare professional. Supplement Facts Serving Size 1 Softgel Servings Per Container 120 Amount Per Serving Daily Value Calories 10


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Size: 120
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 4 inches ; 3.4 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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  • ASIN: B0013OQIX0
  • UPC: 733739017222
  • Item model number: NOW1015/303/1501
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,296 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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46 of 54 people found the following review helpful By C. Schuster on July 1, 2013
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
Borage is a plant. Its flowers and leaves, as well as the oil from its seeds are used as medicine.

Borage seed oil is used for skin disorders including eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and neurodermatitis. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), stress, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), diabetes, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), alcoholism, pain and swelling (inflammation), and for preventing heart disease and stroke.

Borage flower and leaves are used for fever, cough, and depression.

Borage is also used for a hormone problem called adrenal insufficiency, for "blood purification," to increase urine flow, to prevent inflammation of the lungs, as a sedative, and to promote sweating. Borage is also used to increase breast milk production and to treat bronchitis and colds.

Borage is applied to the skin for infantile seborrheic dermatitis and is also used in a dressing to soften the skin.

In foods, borage is eaten in salads and soups.

In manufacturing, borage is used in skin care products.

How does it work?
Borage seed oil contains a fatty acid called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA seems to have anti-inflammatory effects. Borage flower might have an antioxidant effect.
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By J. Herf on October 22, 2013
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
I buy all of my supplements based on Consumer Lab reviews. It illustrates the brands that the amount of ingredients that are advertised and also checks the quality of the ingredients in general.

Anyways, I bought this as part of a routine that I've put together to reduce my menstrual pain each month. I have Endometriosis and finding natural ways to combat pain has been a journey. I heard that Borage Oil is great for it and along with my other supplements, I have noticed a big difference in my pain level. It also helps with the flow itself.

I take 1 pill everyday and the week before my period, I take 2 pills in the morning and 2 in the evening. I would definitely recommend this for women who need some help with menstrual relief.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Sharon Austin on January 24, 2014
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
I take this along with celadrin for arthritis. My finger joints started swelling and hurting. Someone suggested taking this and within a week there the pain that had started in my right hand had stopped. My left hand was in much worse shape. One knuckle had already swollen and would turn red and get really hot. The pain was to the point that I could not even let my grandkids touch my hand. It took a couple of weeks for the really bad knuckle to stop hurting but now I have no pain at all and can live my life normally.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By JJ on January 7, 2014
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
For those who have used Vit. E oil on their skin, just let me say that Borage Oil works much better and isn't sticky. I just make a small hole in the capsule and there is enough oil for 3 or 4 applications. I either mix it with my moisturizer or put the oil on first then the moisturizer. I am 77 years old and my skin looks really good. Yep, I have some sags but hardly any wrinkles even under my eyes. I stopped taking it orally but am starting back as I'm experiencing some aches and pains in my hips and legs that I never had before. I'm wondering if it was the Borage Oil that was helping. I'm going to try 2 capsules a day and see if it helps. I've never used anything but the NOW brand. I've seen the liquid advertised but would have to keep it refrigerated and I think it stays fresher in the capsules.
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24 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Jaybird on December 15, 2014
Size: 120
I wondered why the borage oil from NOW Foods was so much cheaper than that of say, Nature's Way or Barlean's or Health from the Sun...I finally got an answer from the company about where they source their oil from. It could have been Canada, New Zealand, or perhaps England, since most of the world's quality borage oil comes from these countries.

It's from China. I'm seeing a trend in their choices now: This borage oil is sourced from China; they use hexane to extract their black currant oil, but don't say so on the label; and their "pure" NKO Krill oil, at least for a while, was really a cheaper blend of krill oils, but they never said so on the label.

So, I went with Nature's Way Borage Oil 1300mg, 60 Softgels instead. It's sourced from Canada. If you don't mind a liquid, you might also check out Nordic Naturals - Nordic GLA (Unflavored) - 4oz. This one is sourced from New Zealand.

But that's why we do these reviews, double check with the manufacturers on ingredients and sourcing, etc.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Dawne on February 26, 2014
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
I am a giant skeptic but husband has been using this for 3 months for general aches and pains (mostly back) and loves it
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Maria Luisa Niño on November 14, 2013
Size: 120 Verified Purchase
I puncture the softgels and use the the oil on my face in place of face creams and it works wonders for my skin One softgel will last for 2 or 3 applications
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Debbie Conaway on August 5, 2013
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I take this every day morning and night. It really does strengthen and along with Lecithin my hair does grow
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