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Borage Seed

Seed Oil

Borage Oil

Other Name(s):

Borago officinalis Seed Oil; CAS# 84012-16-8

Borago officinalis native to the Mediterranean basin, where it can thrive in poor, sandy soil with minimal watering and loves direct sunlight. The seeds are harvested by hand from the mature pods before they open fully and self seed the soil.

Is Borage Oil Faithful to Nature?


Borage Seed Oil is a natural ingredient with a wide range of benefits and useful applications with a long history of safe use. It can be grown sustainably in accordance with organic farming principles.

Benefits: Why is Borage Oil Used?

High in GLA

Borage Seed Oil contains approx. 18-26% gamma linolenic acid (GLA) it has a higher content than that of evening primrose.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Borage Seed Oil can soothe skin and scalp irritation with its anti-inflammatory properties. It can help in reduce the symptoms of eczema.

Source of Omega-6

Borage Seed Oil is an important source of omega-6 fatty acids an essential nutrient for a healthy immune system.

Cardio Vascular Health

Ongoing research examines potentially positive effects of borage oil on cardiovascular health.

Borage Seed Oil can be found in a wide range of skin products like day cream, moisturiser formulated especially for sensitive skin types. It’s also used in full-spectrum omega oil supplements as a source of GLA.

Borage Seed Oil is extracted by pressing the seeds of the plant.

Borage flowers have a distinctive, cucumber like scent.

Notice: The information provided here is not intended as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.

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