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Black Currant Seed Oil from Pure Encapsulations

Black Currant Seed Oil from Pure Encapsulations

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Size Code Volume Serving Size Serves Price Qty
100 soft gel capsules P-BL1 - 2 soft gel capsules 50
Black currant seed oil contains 17% gamma linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid that has multiple physiological roles. Studies have shown that GLA promotes healthy prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) production. Black Currant seed oil supports joint health, immune function and premenstrual comfort. Black Currant Seed Oil Supplement Facts each softgel capsule contains: calories 5 calories from fat 5 total fat 0.5 g. 18:3 gamma linolenic (GLA) 70 mg. vitamin E 10 iu (d-alpha-tocopherol) Black currant seed oil may be contra-indicated with blood thinning medications. Individuals on anti-hypertensive medications may require blood pressure monitoring. Immune Function: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial performed at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging reported that black currant seed oil supplementation provided immune support in elderly subjects, mainly by supporting prostaglandin (PGE2) production and T-lymphocyte function.* Joint Comfort: Studies have shown that GLA promotes healthy prostaglandin (PGE1) production. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School reported that GLA helps support healthy cytokine activity, a mechanism that may help to support joint comfort. Furthermore, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial reported statistically significant support of joint health in subjects supplementing with GLA.* Premenstrual Comfort: Preliminary evidence suggests GLA may support healthy estrogen balance. Black currant seed oil has also been shown to potentially support premenstrual comfort.*
Gelatin (capsule)
2–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
Rarely, black currant seed oil has been associated with GI upset or diarrhea. Consult your physician for more information. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


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