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- UPC # 693465205211
We often undervalue just how much is provided to us by plants. More than just leaves and branches‚ and more than just fruit or vegetables being harvested from them‚ plants have the ability to supply us with a whole host of botanical extracts and benefits. Take the borage plant‚ for instance. Also known as the starflower‚ scientific name Borago officinalis ‚ this flower contains the herb and seed oil properties of borage. It possible heath benefits are impressive‚ as well as its constitution and design. It is a native Mediterranean plant‚ and has historically been cultivated for both culinary and medicinal uses.
A dietary supplement containing this seed oil like Borage Oil 1000 mg by Vital Nutrients can do many possible things to contribute to your well-being. First and foremost‚ borage seed oil has the great advantage of containing naturally high amounts of gamma linolenic acid (GLA)‚ an essential omega 6 fatty acid that is an integral part of the body's metabolism process. Borage Oil actually has one of the highest contents of GLA of all plant sources. Its essential nature is in reference to the fact that the body does not have the ability to produce it itself‚ meaning that it must be supplemented into your diet in some way. Gamma linolenic acid may help with dilation of smooth muscle‚ as well as in support of cartilage and joint function‚ while also providing maintenance to healthy nerves and maybe contributing anti-inflammatory promotion.
Each 180 softgel capsule bottle of Borage Oil 1000 mg by Vital Nutrients should last 3-6 months at the recommended dosage of 1-2 capsules daily‚ or as recommended by a healthcare professional.
Vital Nutrients provides a variety of effective‚ safe dietary supplements. All of their products are gluten-free‚ GMO-free‚ and packaged in BPA-free bottles.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings Per Container: 180
Amount Per Serving / % DV
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1g / 1.5%†
Saturated Fat 175mg / <1%†
Cholesterol 0 / 0%†
Borage Seed Oil (Cold pressed extracted without chemicals) 1000mg / *
GLA (Gamma linolenic acid) Min. 200mg / *
(Typical range 200mg-240mg by A% method)
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2‚000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin‚ glycerin‚ and water.
Contains no coatings‚ binders‚ yeast‚ wheat‚ gluten‚ milk/dairy‚ corn protein‚ soy protein‚ eggs‚ sugar‚ hydrogenated oil‚ artificial coloring‚ artificial flavoring‚ or preservatives.
Independently tested for authenticity‚ potency‚ dual rancidity (peroxides and anisidines)‚ heavy metals‚ solvent residue‚ herbicide & pesticide residue‚ aflatoxins‚ stability and bacteria‚ yeast and mold counts.
cGMP / Made in the USA.
1 to 2 capsules daily‚ or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Store sealed in a cool‚ dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Use only if safety seal is intact. If pregnant‚ consult your physician before taking.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Binders Free
- Coatings Free
- Dairy Free
- Egg Free
- Gluten Free
- GMP Certification
- Hydrogenated Oils Free
- Made in the USA
- Milk Free
- Preservative Free
- Sugar Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Soy Protein Free
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Overall Rating for Borage Oil 1000 mg - 180 Softgel Capsules
Assistance in Chemotherapy
My sisters naturopathic physician prescribed that Borage Oil capsules be taken while she is undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Well see how it works soon.
Good quality product
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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