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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Black currant oil

  • Promotes healthy skin
  • Features GLA, ALA and stearidonic acid
Technical Name:  Ribes nigrum

Oil pressed from black currant seeds

For total omega-6 fatty acid support, try Health From The Sun's Black Currant Oil. It naturally supplies the nutritionally important gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) plus omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). This complete formula also features stearidonic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid that is rarely found in foods. Black Currant Oil promotes healthy, well-nourished and moisturized skin.

Black Currant Seed OilSupplying 130 mg Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) [omega-3], 170 mg Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) [omega-6], 430 mg Linoleic Acid (LA) [omega-6], 90 mg Oleic Acid (OA) [omega-9] and 20 mg Stearidonic Acid (SDA) [omega-3]

Used for:Auto-immune disorders including lupus, eczema, psoriasis, other skin problems; hair problems (dry, brittle, thinning, splitting); nail problems (weak, brittle); Premenstrual Syndrome; inflammatory disorders.

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