Latin Name: Borago officinalis
Method of Extraction: Cold-pressed (from seed)
Shelf Life: 6 months – 1year, refrigeration recommended
Borage Seed Oil is rich in GLA. It is used in cosmetics for its soothing and moisturizing properties for dry and sensitive skin. Its regenerative and firming properties make it popular in anti-ageing and wrinkle formulas to fight dehydration and loss of skin elasticity. It gives rich body to nutritive and night creams. Use only a small percentage in a blend.
It is important to keep as much oxygen out of the bottle as possible. Rebottle into smaller sizes as the oil is used.
Wonderful as a skin moisturizer.