Borage is the highest known plant-based source of GLA, generally containing a concentration of approximately 24% GLA. This is important because essential fatty acids are necessary for human health, but the body can't make them - they must be absorbed through food or supplementation.
Research suggests that borage oil may promote healthy skin, hair and nails by supplying the body with essential fatty acids.* It is also suggested that borage oil may be beneficial for promoting optimal skin health.*
Borage oil can be especially beneficial to women for general women's health such as: