Jarrow Formulas, Organic, Flaxseed Oil, 1000 mg, 200 Softgels143 Reviews
0.83 lbs (0.38 kg)
- Product Code: JRW-11008
- UPC Code: 790011110088
- Package Quantity: 200 Softgels
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1 x 3.1 in, 0.7 lbs (0.32 kg)
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- Made with Organic Flaxseed Oil
- Richest Source of the Essential Omega-3
- Dietary Supplement
- Certified Organic by QAI
Jarrow Formulas Organic Flaxseed Oil softgels are the finest source of cold-pressed flaxseed oil. These softgels offer the richest source of the essential omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid (18:3 n-3). The flaxseed oil is extracted from organically grown flaxseeds by an expeller-press, cold-extraction method that safeguards the special long chain fatty acids from excessive heat. The oil is also protected from light and oxygen during both extraction and encapsulation.
Jarrow Formulas Organic Flaxseed Oil is unrefined and contains all the natural constituents found in fresh flaxseed oil.
Take 1 softgel up to 3 times per day, preferably with meals or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional. Keep out of light and store in refrigerator or cool place.
Softgel consists of gelatin, glycerin, and water.
No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
Note: If you have a medical condition, are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications, consult your healthcare professional before using this product.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Softgel|
|Servings Per Container: 200|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Organic Flaxseed Oil (yielding 525 mg Alpha-Linolenic Acid [Omega-3])||1000 mg||*|
|* Daily value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) is part of the Omega 3 families. It is often overlooked due to attention given its siblings, EPA and DHA. ALA is the precursor to EPA and EPA is the precursor to DHA. Just EPA and DHA, ALA also comes with its own set of benefits such as protection against various cancer, lower unhealthy cholesterol, lower high blood pressure, improve mood, protects against cardiovascular diseases, fight arthritis and reduce intestinal problems. Though ALA is the precursor to EPA, it is poorly converted by our body (about 5%) therefore it is necessary to take EPA and DHA separately. The softgel is made of gelatin (not suitable for vegetarian), fairly large (same size as standard fish oil softgel) but easily swallowed. As it consists of flax oil which oxidised easily, it is best kept in the refrigerator. I would recommend taking 3 daily. The price is fair for 200 softgels, the best value for money and has no smell. It will last slightly more than 2 months if taken 3 daily. Be careful not to confuse this product with Alpha Liploic Acid which is commonly used for its antioxidant properties. Check out my page for more reviews!
And I would say it's doing its job. I know the effects of taking flaxseed oil... well for me, anyway. It makes me lose weight, my skin is more supple...I feel better emotionally, and my libido gets crazy, y'all. When that happens I know its the flaxseed oil. And it took about 2-3 weeks for the effects to kick in. Good stuff.