Borage/GLA 1000 mg 60 gels
Rich in Omega-6 Fatty Acids
• 240 mg of GLA
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
HOW IT WORKS: Borage oil is a rich source of GLA (gamma-linolenic acid). GLA is a fatty acid that supports a healthy inflammatory response.* GLA has been shown to be important for lung, joint, and eye health.* Although the body can manufacture GLA from dietary linoleic acid, it can be more efficiently utilized for body functions when supplied directly by dietary sources. Protocol for Life Balance™ Borage/GLA is hexane free.
SUGGESTED USAGE: As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with food. For intensive use, take 6 or more softgels daily under the supervision of your healthcare practitioner.
Serving Size 1 Softgel
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Borage Oil (Borago officinalis) (Seed) 1.0 g (1,000 mg)
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) 240 mg
Other ingredients: Softgel Capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water).
Each softgel may typically provide the following naturally occurring Omega-6 fatty acid:
Linoleic Acid . . . . 380 mg
This bottle contains an Ageless® oxygen absorbing packet to ensure freshness. Do not eat Packet. Store in a cool, dry place. Please Recycle.
CAUTIONS/INTERACTIONS: GLA supplements should not be used if you have a seizure disorder. GLA may interact with phenothiazine medications (such as chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, promazine, and thioridazine). Borage seed oil, and possibly other sources of GLA, should not be used during pregnancy. GLA may interact with other medications, including doxorubicin, cisplatin, carboplatin, idarubicin, mitoxantrone, tamoxifen, vincristine, vinblastine, ceftazidime, and cyclosporine.
Caution: If you are pregnant/lactating, taking any medications, or planning any medical procedure, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using. Keep out of reach of children.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.