Package contents: 60 caps
NutriVital Starflower Oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the blue flowers of the starflower plant, also known as borage. Borage grows wild throughout North Africa and Europe and has long been used in traditional medicine.
The fatty acid composition of starflower oil is unique and includes the highest known concentration of GLA of any plant known to man – twice as much as evening primrose oil. This makes it a popular choice in cases of inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, and skin health.
GLA is also often recommended for premenstrual syndrome, symptoms such as breast tenderness, painful cramping, fluid retention, constipation, and headaches.
GLA plays an important role in maintaining the epidermal barrier of the skin, which keeps moisture locked in and irritants out. Studies suggest that internal and topical application of starflower oil may be beneficial to eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions.