borage seed oil

Non-fragrant, moisturizing plant oil that’s a rich source of the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid. Also listed as Borago officinalis extract or oil.

References for this information:

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, September 2014, 7S1, S22-S28

See gamma linolenic acid (GLA) almond/borage/linseed/olive acids glycerides

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