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Now Foods, Black Currant Oil, 500 mg, 100 Softgels

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  • Product Code: NOW-01715
  • UPC Code: 733739017154
  • Package Quantity: 100 Softgels
  • Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 4.1 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
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Product Overview

Description
  • Essential Fatty Acids
  • 70 mg GLA
  • GMP Quality Assured
  • A Dietary Supplement

Black Currant Oil is extracted from black currant seeds that produce a valuable nutritional oil containing 14% GLA. Each softgel contains almost double the GLA content of Evening Primrose Oil at a more economical price.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 3 times daily with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Omega-3 Fish Oil or DHA Omega Supreme.

Other Ingredients

Softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water).

Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Warnings

Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.

Store in a cool, dry place.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 5  
Calories from Fat 5  
Total Fat 0.5 g <1%*
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%*
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) 70 mg
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 52 mg
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Black Currant Oil (Ribes nigrum) (seed) 500 mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. 
† Daily Value not established.

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Long Time Friend Here

Posted by Reviewer3064760 on Jan 10, 2008

I've been taking this now faithfully for probably 15 years. One of the most potent natural anti-inflammatories that is so safe on your GI tract. Helps take away swelling & inflammation of arthritis, injuries, menstrual cramps with added benefit of increasing your T-helper cells for immune builder. I take at bedtime and awake with much less stiffness. Also helps lower cholesterol & keeps blood vessels healthy. Open a capsule and rub the oil on painful spots. Will help decrease large arthritic knuckles. I can't say enough good about this!! Probably will be a FOREVER friend!

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30 people found the following review helpful

Hair loss in women

Posted by Reviewer2650257 on Aug 30, 2012

Dr. Oz had this on his show. He said it will help with hair regrowth in women with thinning hair. Well it works for me! I am thrilled and cost less than other treatments for this problem. Hope this helps for someone else with their thinning hair. Mary/Calif

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15 people found the following review helpful

Sunshine

Posted by Reviewer2219129 on Mar 13, 2009

Hello from Canada, Over the past few months i have had chronic inflamed elbow joint, I have been taking 6 to 8 softgels, BCO. seems to be helping alot. The last few days i forgot to take my supplements, as a result the pain was worse. Within a day taking, i felt relief, so i recomend for pain and inflamed joints :) So thanks, the price is much better in US, as in Canada.

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11 people found the following review helpful

Balances Hormones, Moisturizes Skin

Posted by Reviewer3221350 on Apr 13, 2012

This is a great source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid. I take 500 mg twice a day. This also nourishes skin and hair from within. I have not experienced any side effects and I am very sensitive to such things.

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8 people found the following review helpful

Got it Love it!

Posted by Reviewer1193046 on Aug 01, 2012

I started taking the following supplement after it was recommended by Dr. Oz. I been taking it for almost 4 months now, and my hair is healthier, shinier and thicker.

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