Health Benefits of Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA)

Borage oil contains an essential fatty acid called, Gamma-linolenic acid or GLA that your body does not make efficiently for itself .  GLA is an essential fatty acid in the omega-6 family,  your inflammation-fighting capability. Without them, you have a persistent tendency toward inflammation, which often leads to insulin resistance, obesity and many deadly diseases.  GLA taken in supplement form is converted into DGLA which reduces inflammation.  (Click here to order)

Health Benefits:

Body maintenance
GLA present in borage oil is an omega-6 fatty acid which is an essential for health of hair, nails and skin. Hair and skin contains a fatty lipid compound and when omega-3 fatty acid is added they become more healthy. Hairs become more stronger and lustrous and the skin attains good elasticity and glow. The anti-inflammatory property of borage oil is effective ion eliminating the symptoms of eczema and acne.

Menstrual health
Borage oil is very beneficial in treating pre-menstrual syndrome. The anti-inflammatory property of the oil helps in improving blood circulation, reducing bloating, tender breasts and cramping. Borage oil provides these benefits only when used for a month. GLA Everyday ..Keeps PMS AWAY

Bone health
Bones are not only made of calcium, but also of fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Therefore intake of fatty acids is also important. On regular consumption of borage oil, bone disorders like osteoporosis can be prevented. Borage oil is also effective in treating the rheumatoid arthritis symptoms like pain and stiffness.

Circulatory health
The anti-inflammatory property of borage oil helps in better circulation. It therefore reduces high blood pressure due to its improved blood flow.

Weight loss
Borage oil also helps in losing weight.

 

**As with all supplements check with your doctor before adding to your daily regimen.  GLA should not be taken while pregnant and those with known seizure disorders.

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