NOW Borage Oil. Borage Oil is a nutritional oil containing over 80% Polyunsaturated Fats. Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linolenic 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 equivalent to about 5 standard EPO capsules in GLA content.
1 softgel contains:
Calories - 10
Calories from Fat - 10
Total Fat - 1g
Saturated Fat - 0g
Trans Fat - 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat - 1g
Monounsaturated Fat - 0g
Borage Oil (Borago officinalis) (Seed) - 1.05g (1,050 mg)
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) - 240mg
Other Fatty Acids (Typical Values)
Linoleic Acid - 296mg
Oleic Acid - 120mg
Palmitic Acid - 85mg
Stearic Acid - 60mg
Gelatin, Glycerin, and Water.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals.
Information is taken from the NOW website.
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