|Technical Name:||(Ribes nigrum) Oil pressed from black currant seeds|
|Used for:||Auto-immune disorders including lupus, eczema, psoriasis, other skin problems; hair problems (dry, brittle, thinning, splitting); nail problems (weak, brittle); Premenstrual Syndrome; inflammatory disorders.|
|Available In:||Gel caps|
|Herb Drug:||None known|
|When Buying:||Black-currant oil is a source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid. Capsules should contain at least 45 mg of GLA. Avoid topical oil preparations.|
|Dosage and Warning:||500 mg twice a day|
|Child Dosage:||Half the adult dose|
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