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Borage Seed Oil from Soapers Choice

Borage Seed Oil

For soapmaking, we recommend borage seed oil. Borage oil is one of the richest sources of gamma linolenic acid plus it contains important vitamins and minerals. It is often used in high-end cosmetic formulations to nourish and hydrate the skin.

Borage Seed OilDaily consumption of borage seed oil has been shown to have beneficial effects on acne, allergies, cardiovascular problems, dehydration, dry skin, eczema, fatigue, PMS, psoriasis, osteo-arthritis, weight-problems, mood swings and liver problems.

Use Borage oil in facial soaps for maturing skin or in soaps for damaged skin where regeneration of new skin cells is needed.

Borage Seed Oil

Borage Seed Oil

  • Borage Seed Oil is an emollient and moisturizer.
  • Borage Seed Oil is another rich plant source of GLA.
  • Borage Seed Oil is an excellent moisturizer in skin care.
  • Borage Seed Oil has the highest, natural GLA concentration compared to other plant sources.
  • Borage Seed Oil assists the body in its natural healing process.
  • Borage Seed Oil is extracted without chemicals or refining.
  • Borage Seed Oil is more cost-effective than other GLA sources due to its large, potent seeds.

Borage Seed Oil Profile

Botanical Name- Borago officinalis
Origin- USA
Extraction- Cold Pressed
Shelf life- 3-6 months

Notes- This particular oil should be kept refrigerated.

Suitable for food and cometic use.

borage seed oil podSpecifications
Color- Yellow with a very faint green hue
Odor- Characteristic
Free Fatty Acids- 0.235%
Peroxide Value- 0.75%
Non-Saponifiables- 0.78%
Saponification Value- 187.1
Specific Gravity- 0.917

Fatty Acids
Docosenoic- 2.5%
Icosenoic- 4.2%
Gamma Linolenic- 20.5%
Linoleic- 40.6%
Oleic- 16.8%
Palmitic- 10.9%

Buy Borage Seed Oil from Soaper's Choice

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