Borage oil, made from the seeds of the borage plant, is a rich nutritional source of the omega-6 fatty acid GLA gamma linolenic acid . GLA is considered an essential fatty acid because the human body cannot make it on its own and it must be obtained by supplementation or diet. It works with omega 3 oils to improve brain function and enhance normal growth and development. It is a poly unsaturated fatty acid which is better for your health. Omega 6 fatty acids are known to stimulate skin growth, hair growth, bone health, metabolism and maintains reproductive capability.*
There are different kinds of omega 6 fatty acids including linoleic which is converted into gamma-linolenic acid and further into arachidonic acid. All are believed to be produced when taking Vegan Borage Oil.*
There are many uses for Vegan Borage Oil. It is suggested by some studies that it can be used in anorexia nervosa to prevent the metabolic complications of the disease. It has also been found to have lower level of omega 6 oils in individuals with ADHD. It appears the lack of omega 6 oils is affecting the brain. Borage Oil is believed to assist in nerve function in diabetics and to prevent nerve disease so common in diabetics. It has been implicated in improving numbness, tingling, pain, burning and lack of sensation in the feet or legs. Omega 6 oils in general may also be beneficial in dry-eye problem in conditions like Sjogren's disease.*
Vegan Borage Oil may be helpful in osteoporosis. A deficiency in essential fatty acids can lead to severe bone loss and osteoporosis. Adding essential fatty acids to your diet can help reduce calcium loss in the urine, help improve bone strength and bone growth.*
Some women find relief of their PMS symptoms when using Vegan Borage Oil. Anectodal evidence indicates that it could work on irritability, breast tenderness, swelling and bloating from retention of fluid.*
Skin diseases like acne and psoriasis may be able to benefit from omega 6 oils. Eczema, too, is believed to be relieved by using omega 6 oils. Borage Oil may help relieve itching, redness and scaling.*
The omega 6 oils may help reduce cravings for alcohol and prevent alcohol-induced liver damage. Those who are prone to allergies often require more omega 6 oils and have difficulty converting LA to GLA. Omega 6 oils are believed to prevent allergic reactions such as hives.*
Borage Oil seems to have a protective effect on rheumatoid arthritis. It may lessen the joint pain, swelling, and morning stiffness so common with RA.*
DEVA Borage Oil is 100% animal free, and guaranteed for purity, freshness and labeled potency. Remember all DEVA Products are 100% vegan, vegetarian and are certified by the Vegan Society, the non-profit organization that actually invented the word "vegan".
Serving Size 2 capsules
Servings per Container 45
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Gamma Linolenic Acid Omega-6
Linoleic Acid Omega-6
Oleic Acid Omega-9
Calories from Fat
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients Vegan Capsule plant cellulose , Natural Vitamin E All of the ingredients are from plant / mineral sources
For adults take two 2 capsules a day with food or as directed by a health care professional.
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