Blackcurrant seed oil

Active Ingredient(s): Gamma-linolenic acid, GLA
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

Blackcurrant seed oil is derived from the seeds of Ribes nigrum (black currant, or European currant). It contains an unusually high amount of omega-6 (15–20 percent) as well as a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids (12–14 percent). It also contains linoleic acid as well as 2–4 percent stearidonic acid. There are some indications that blackcurrant seed oil is anti-inflammatory and cardioprotective.[1] In European folk medicine, black currant once had a consider... [wikipedia]

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