Black Currant Seed Oil
Blackcurrant seed oil is a nutritional supplement. It’s rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty
acids that are important for maintaining joints’ cell structure and function and may fight joint
Oil produced from blackcurrant seeds contains 13% omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and 17%
omega-6 gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA is an essential fatty acid that’s important for
maintaining a joint’s cell structure and function. Your body converts it into hormone-like
substances called prostaglandins, which regulate your immune system and fight joint
inflammation. GLA might also suppress inflammatory responses by directly acting on some
Bottles contain sixty 500 mg capsules. Recommended daily serving is 2 capsules.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Always check with your doctor before using this or any
supplements when pregnant , think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding.
Bleeding disorders: Black currant might slow blood clotting. There is some concern that it might
increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Low blood pressure: Black currant can lower blood pressure. In theory, taking black currant
might make blood pressure become too low in people with already low blood pressure.
Surgery: Black currant might slow blood clotting. There is concern that it might increase the risk
of extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop taking black currant at least 2 weeks before a
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.