HealthAid Starflower Oil capsules each contain no less than 230mg of Gamma Linolenic Acid, GLA, which is extracted from the seeds of the borage plant. Starflower oil contains more GLA than Evening Primrose Oil. GLA is a fatty acid that the body converts to a hormone-like substance called prostaglandin. This helps maintain the body’s metabolism, to keep it functioning effectively and efficiently. It is an ideal supplement for healthy skin and flexible joints. Starflower Oil contains no less than 230mg (23%) of GLA, together with Vitamin E, it is sealed in a soft gelatine capsule to maintain freshness and purity.
Starflower Oil 1000mg Capsules may be of benefit to:
- People who wish to improve their overall wellbeing.
- People who wish to maintain good cholesterol levels
- People who wish to maintain normal blood pressure
- People who have skin disorders
- Women who experience the symptoms of PMS
Directions: As a food supplement, for adults and children over 12 years of age, one Starflower Oil capsule daily. Adults can increase to three capsules a day, or as directed by your healthcare profestional.
Please seek professional advice before taking this product if you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant, or if you are on prescribed medication. Do not use if you are a diagnosed epileptic. This product contains soya.
Each Starflower Oil 1000mg Capsule contains (average): Pure Starflower Oil (Borage oil) 1000mg Which Contains: Gamma Linolenic Acid (23%) 230mg, Oleic Acid 120mg, Linoleic Acid 305mg, Vitamin E (22iu) 15mg. Ingredients: Capsule Shell (corn starch, glycerol, carrageenan, sodium carbonate), Pure Borage oil (Borago officinalis), Natural Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol).
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