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Black Currant Seed

Pure Encapsulations

$39.99

(MSRP)

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SKU: PUR-BL1

Black Current Seed oil provides support for joint health, immune function and premenstrual comfort in one dietary supplement.*

  • Supports joint and immune health*
  • Helps provide premenstrual comfort*
  • Made with hypoallergenic ingredients

Black currant seed oil contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid that has multiple physiological roles. Specifically, studies have shown that GLA promotes healthy prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) production. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 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 GLA. Another 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. Black currant seed oil has also been shown to potentially support premenstrual comfort.*


Take 2 capsules, 1-2 times daily, with meals.


Serving Size: Two Softgel Capsules

Amount Per Serving
Calories ... 10
Total Fat ... 1g
Black Currant oil ... 1000mg
(ribes nigrum)(seed)
Providing:
18:3 Gamma Linolenic Acid ... 140mg
(GLA)
Vitamin E ... 13mg
(as d-alpha-tocopherol)

Other Ingredients: gelatin capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water)


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.

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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