Suggested Use: 2-4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
Black Currant Seed Oil -
Black currant seed oil supports joint health, immune function and premenstrual comfort.
What Is It?
Black currant seed oil contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA),
a fatty acid that has multiple physiological roles, including
support for joint health, immune function and premenstrual
Uses For Black Currant Seed Oil
Joint Comfort: Studies have shown that GLA promotes
healthy prostaglandin (PGE1) production. Researchers
at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
reported that GLA helps support healthy cytokine
activity, a mechanism that may help to support joint
comfort. Furthermore, a randomized, double-blind,
placebo-controlled trial reported statistically significant
support of joint health in subjects supplementing with
Immune Function: A randomized, double-blind, placebo
controlled trial performed at the Jean Mayer USDA
Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging reported that
black currant seed oil supplementation provided immune
support in elderly subjects, mainly by supporting
prostaglandin (PGE2) production and T-lymphocyte
Premenstrual Comfort: Preliminary evidence suggests
GLA may support healthy estrogen balance. Black currant
seed oil has also been shown to potentially support
What Is The Source?
Black currant oil is derived from Ribes nigrum seed.
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol) is derived from highly
refined soybean oil.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2-4 capsules per day, in
divided doses, with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before
taking this product. Rarely, black currant seed oil has
been associated with GI upset or diarrhea. Consult your
physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Black currant seed oil may be contra-indicated with blood
thinning medications. Individuals on anti-hypertensive
medications may require blood pressure monitoring.
Consult your physician for more information.
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