Wild Rose Black Currant


$46.99




Each capsule contains:

Black Currant Oil (1000 mg)
Supplying:
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (128 mg) (Omega-3)
Cis-Linoleic Acid (433 mg) (Omega-6)
Gamma-Linolenic Acid (170 mg) (Omega-6)
Oleic Acid (Omega-9) (87 mg)
Stearidonic Acid (25 mg)

Characteristics and function:

Unlike many other seed oils (including Evening Primrose), Black Currant oil provides both types of essential fatty acids: Omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid) and Omega-6 (cis-linoleic acid). It also contains a direct source of gamma-linoleic acid (GLA), a precursor of many beneficial, anti-inflammatory prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are small hormone-like molecules involved in the production of various metabolites, associated with anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic actions.

Black Currant oil provides approximately twice as much GLA as Evening Primrose oil. Supplementing with GLA, especially alongside an adequate amount of linolenic acid (Omega-3), has been found to be very effective for conditions such as arthritis, PMS and eczema.

Directions:

One to two softgels daily with meals, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.


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