Organic Borage Oil with an 18% GLA content is a natural oil often called starflower oil and is cold-pressed extracted from the seeds of the borage plant. It is fully refined and naturally rich in the Omega-6 essential fatty acid GLA (gamma-linolenic acid C18:3n-6) making it widely used throughout the dietary supplement industry.
Botanical Name: Borago officinalis
Common Uses: Small amounts (10% or less) of Borage is often added to other carrier oils as an enhancing oil for skin care. It is commonly used in manufacturing skin care products, topical creams, balms, ointments, and body butters formulated to benefit the skin.
Absorption: Leaves an oily feeling on the skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).
Cautions: Borage Carrier Oil is not recommended for use during pregnancy.