Oil: Borage

Price: $13.54

Borago officinalis refined and cold processed from the seed in China. Reduce inflammation, hydrate, and heal dry skin, reduce eczema, prevent hair loss, relieve aching joints, and works to improve hormonal imbalance.

SUGGESTED USE: This oil can be used neat, though because of the price and oily residue, many will prefer to use this oil in dilution with other carrier oils.

Sold by the:
100mL in an amber glass bottle
250mL in an amber or blue glass bottle
500mL 10% volume discount BYOB - Bring or Buy Your Own Bottle
1000mL 20% volume discount BYOB - Bring or Buy Your Own
The per mL pricing of $0.1154 is available in store only.

Colour: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.

Aroma: Borage (Refined) Carrier Oil has been bleached and deodorized and has been through filters to eliminate impurities.

Common Uses: Small amounts (10% or less) of Borage are often added to other carrier oils as an enhancing or supporting oil for skincare. It is applicable to all skin types and is commonly used in the manufacturing of skincare products, and by massage therapists.

Borage Carrier Oil is well known as one of the richest sources of essential fatty acids known to man. It is the richest source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) - up to 25%. It is also a fantastic source of vitamins and minerals.

Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils

Absorption: Leaves an oily feeling on the skin.

Cautions: Borage Carrier Oil should not be ingested and should not be stored within the reach of children, in case of accidental ingestion. As with all other oils, a patch test should be conducted on the inner arm or other insensitive areas of skin, using a dime-size amount of Borage Carrier Oil to check for sensitivities. An absence of an allergic response within 48 hours indicates that the oil is safe to use.

If you are pregnant or nursing and insist on using these oils, it is recommended that you seek the medical guidance of a physician prior to use. In the rare chance of an allergic reaction, discontinue the use of the product and see a doctor, pharmacist, or allergist immediately for a health assessment and appropriate remedial action. To prevent side effects, consult with a medical professional prior to use. The oil should always be kept out of reach of children.