Borage Seed Oil
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Our organically crafted Borage Seed Oil also called Borage Oil, is cold pressed from the seed of Borago officinallis, also known as Starflower, native to the Mediterranean region. Borage Seed Oil is prized for its high amounts of Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) higher than Blackcurrant Seed Oil or Evening Primrose Oil, to which its is considered similar.
Borage Seed Oil is a mild natural oil that promotes smooth, youthful, blemish free skin by boosting collagen production, keeping it hydrated and supple, and by protecting it against the potential damage caused by UV radiation. With astringent and softening properties. Borage Seed Oil promotes the look of healthy, clear, rejuvenated complexion with enhanced radiance. By addressing roughness, wrinkles, redness, dryness and irritation. Borage Seed Oil is reputed to soothe skin afflicted with acne, eczema and psoriasis. The high antioxidant content helps prevent damage caused by free radicals which causes the skin to wrinkle and thicken.
When used in hair Borage Seed Oil is known to hydrate and nourish the scalp to fortify the hair strands and soothe itchiness, dryness and inflammation, thus preventing or reducing hair loss. The antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of this oil also eliminates dandruff and repairs damage such as breakage, and leaves a cooling sensation.
Safety-Always preform a patch skin test for allergies before use.
Borago officinalis L
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION: FATTY ACID C-CHAIN SPECIFICATIONS (%) Palmitic Acid C16:0 8.00 – 13.00 Palmitoleic Acid C16:1 (n-7) Maximum 0.60 Stearic Acid C18:0 2.00 – 6.00 Oleic Acid C18:1 (n-9) 14.00 – 20.00 Linoleic Acid C18:2 (n-6) 34.00 – 45.00 Alpha-Linolenic Acid C18:3 (n-3) Maximum 0.50 Gamma-Linolenic Acid C18:3 (n-6) 20.00 – 25.00 11-Eicosenoic Acid C20:1 (n-9) 3.00 – 5.00 Erucic Acid C22:1 (n-9) 1.00 – 3.00 Nervonic Acid C24:1 (n-9) 1.00 – 2.50
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