Certified Organic & Kosher Certified

Borage Seed Oil

  • Borago officinalis
  • Origin: China
Borage Seed Oil

SKU
o_bo4

Overview

Botanical Name

Borago officinalis

Origin

China

Method of extraction

Cold Pressed and unrefined

Packaging

This oil comes packaged in amber glass bottles. The 1 gallon bulk sizes comes packaged in a recycled plastic bottle.

Suggested use

Food and cosmetic use

Kosher Certified

Yes

Our borage oil made from organic cold pressed seeds with a nice deep color, and pleasant taste. No other carriers or oils are included! A prized oil for its abundant nutritional and cosmetic applications. This particular oil should be kept refrigerated and away from natural and artificial lighting.

Borage seed oil is known to be beneficial for both topical and internal applications. Borage seed oil contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA). To use borage seed oil in your food preparations, mix it into the meal just before serving. This oil should not be heated, and must be used cold to take full advantage of its health benefits. For cosmetic applications, either apply directly, or add to your recipe after all heating has taken place.

Typical Analysis

Color- Yellow with a very faint green hue
Odor- Characteristic
Acid Value- 2.1
Peroxide Value- 1.4
Non-Saponifiables- 0.78%
Saponification Value- 190.6
Specific Gravity- 0.917
pH- 4.26

Fatty Acids
Docosenoic- 2.2%
Icosenoic- 3.8%
Gamma Linolenic- 20.1%
Linoleic- 38.8%
Oleic- 17.9%
Palmitic- 10%
Stearic- 3.6%

References

If you are currently on medication, speak to your healthcare provider before using borage seed oil, as potential interactions or side effects may occur. Borage seed oil should be avoided during pregnancy and nursing, as potential risks are unknown at this time. Borage Seed Oil should not be used in high doses or over a longer period of time without prior approval by a healthcare provider. This oil may cause loose stools, and possibly minor stomach complaints.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.