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Black Currant Seed Oil - 14% GLA

Black currant oil is refined and cold pressed from the seeds of the Ribes nigrum plant.  Known to be rich in the Omega-6 essential fatty acid GLA (gamma-linolenic acid C18:3n-6) and is also a good source of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid C18:3n-3), which is an Omega-3 essential fatty acid. The GLA content in our black currant oil is a minimum 14% and is a wonderful skin care oil for use in massage, lotions, hair care, salves, etc.  
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$5.45  

Black currant oil is refined and cold pressed from the seeds of the Ribes nigrum plant.  Known to be rich in the Omega-6 essential fatty acid, GLA (gamma-linolenic acid C18:3n-6) and is also a good source of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid C18:3n-3), which is an Omega-3 essential fatty acid. 

Fatty Acid Profile 

  • C16:0 Palmitic - 5.9% 
  • C18:0 Stearic - 1.5% 
  • C18:1 Oleic - 13.7% 
  • C18:2 Linoleic - 45.8% 
  • C18:3 Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) - 14.15% 
  • C18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) - 13.2%

INCI: Ribes nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil

Minimum 14% GLA
CAS # 68606-81-5 
Shelf Life: approx. 3 years
Specific Gravity: 0.925
Country of Origin: China

California Prop Statement:

This product is not on the CA Prop 65 List of Toxic Chemicals.

The following statement is made in order to comply with the reporting requirements of the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above-mentioned regulation via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Additionally, ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).

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