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Now Foods, Borage Oil, 1000 mg, 120 Softgels

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  • Expiration Date: Apr 2019
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 lbs
  • Product Code: NOW-01722
  • UPC Code: 733739017222
  • Package Quantity: 120 Softgels
  • Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.7 x 4.7 in, 0.5 lbs
Product Overview


  • Highest GLA Concentration
  • Expeller Pressed, Hexane-Free
  • Rich in Omega-6 Fatty Acids
  • 240 mg of GLA
  • GMP-Quality Assured
  • A Dietary Supplement

Borage Oil is a nutritional oil rich in polyunsaturated fats. Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) are enhanced essential fatty acids. 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. Borage Oil is a more concentrated source of GLA than Evening Primrose Oil (EPO). One Borage Oil softgel is equivalent to about 5 standard EPO softgels in GLA content.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Omega-3 Fish or Flax Oil and Tru-E BioComplex.

Other Ingredients

Softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water).

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


Store in a cool, dry place.

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.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 10  
Calories from Fat 10  
Total Fat 1 g 2%*
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%*
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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Each softgel may typically provide the following naturally occuring Omega-6 fatty acid:
Linoleic Acid 380 mg  
iHerb Customer Reviews

Great for hair

Posted by Reviewer1630926 on Jan 17, 2017

I actually bought it to help my period pain, but found that EPO (Evening Primrose Oil) was better for period pain. However, it really helped with my hair!! My hair was like straw due to health issues, after taking this my hair is normal! Be patient, it does take a long time, at least 6 months to notice a change. It took me about a year to get my hair thick and shinny again. I only took 1 - 2 a day so if you take more you will probably get faster results, but the capsules are big. I'm very happy. I notice difference in my hair when I stop taking it.

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Posted by 5467149263975583484 on Aug 07, 2016

Its an very good produckt helps alot. Love it. I will defently bye moore off Borage oil .

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Great product

Posted by 5419815207143458667 on May 25, 2016

Visible benefits on my skin wich was a mess because of hormonal disbalance.

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Skin is feeling softer

Posted by Rena61 on Jul 25, 2015

It is winter, and I have not had the first sign of winter dryness on my skin as yet. Hair is feeling a little silkier as well. I have two patches of eczema, time will tell if the borage oil will help clear them up. Update: Did not clear up my eczema, so will not purchase again. That was the main reason I was taking it. However, if my skin shows dryness next winter I may rethink purchasing it again. I was also taking fish oil at the same time, so I will see if it was the fish oil or borage oil that helped with dryness in the winter.

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I take for pyrroles

Posted by grainfreeliving on Jul 22, 2015

I was recommended to take a GLA as part of my pyrroles treatment and I changed to this one after takiing EPO for some time. I love it, it seems to be doing its job.

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