Flax/Borage Oil is an essential fatty acids supplement made by Pure Encapsulations, manufacturers
of hypo allergenic nutrition supplements. Every batch of finished products
are tested and certified by independent laboratories. All products are
manufactured under conditions similar to those employed in making
pharmaceutical grade drugs and complies with the FDA GMP guidelines.
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About Flax/Borage Oil:
*Flax/Borage oil provides both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for supporting healthy lipid metabolism as well as healthy joint function. Flax seed oil provides 55% omega-3 fatty acids and borage oil contains 24% GLA (gamma-linolenic acid. GLA is an essential fatty acid that has multiple physiological roles.* ). Flax seed oil contains alpha linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid that can be converted into eicosapentaenoic acid, or EPA, in the body. Because the combination of flax seed and borage oils has the potential to simultaneously support PGE3 and PGE1, it may provide enhanced support compared to either oil alone. Borage oil has been shown to support healthy joint function while flax seed oil has the potential to support healthy lipid metabolism and joint function.
Uses For Flax/Borage Oil
The combination of flax seed and borage
oils offers a concentrated source of omega-3 fatty acids
and GLA, providing the potential to simultaneously
support prostaglandins E1 and E3 (PGE1 and PGE3) more
efficiently than either oil alone. Borage oil and flax seed
oil have been reported to support healthy joint function.
A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial
reported statistically significant support of joint health in
subjects supplementing with GLA from borage seed oil. A
long-term, double-blind, controlled study reported that
supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids also helped
promote joint comfort.*
Multiple studies have investigated
the effects of supplementing with either GLA or omega-3
fatty acids and have reported that both may be supportive
of healthy lipid metabolism and cardiovascular function.
Flax seed oil contains linoleic acid and alpha linolenic
acid, ALA, an omega-3 fatty acid that can be converted
into eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in the body. EPA is a long
chain omega-3 fatty acid that converts to beneficial
prostaglandins, such as PGE3, which enhance healthy
cardiovasular function. A clinical study indicated that
supplementing with GLA was supportive of healthy lipid
metabolism and helped promote healthy blood flow.*
Flax/Borage oil provides both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for supporting healthy lipid metabolism as well as healthy joint function.
Ingredients and Dosage:
each softgel capsule contains:
flax seed oil 500 mg.
borage oil 100 mg.
(These oils are fresh pressed; absolutely no chemicals are used in
the extraction process.)
omega- 3 285 mg.
omega- 6 117 mg.
omega- 9 106 mg.
gamma linolenic acid (GLA) 23 mg.
vitamin E (d-alpha- tocopherol) (10 i.u.)
other ingredients: gelatin capsule, carob (to darken capsules)
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Flax/Borage oil may cause bloating, nausea, indigestion, and headache in
6–8 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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1 bottle contains: 250 capsules
Also Available in 120 capsules/bottle
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