BORAGE OIL FOR ACNE, PSORIASIS, ECZEMA..AND MORE

 

Borage Flowers (Borago Officianalis) a/k/a Starflower

 

Borage Oil: (Borago Officianalis Extract) is the oil pressing from a plant also  known as Starflower in common terminology.  Borage is a Mediterranean plant that has been utilized in food and medicine going back at least 1500 years as far as we can tell from written history.

Extremely rich in the essential fatty acid Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), Borage Oil has been demonstrated to be an extremely effective treatment for many skin disorders.  Borage Oil contains up to 25% GLA compared to 10% in Evening Primrose Oil, which is the next richest source of this compound.

Borage Oil’s popularity has grown rapidly as an ingredient in organic skin care, due to the strength of the research demonstrating it’s ability to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, burns and wounds.

 

Role of GLA in the skin

The health of your skin depends on maintaining adequate levels of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) for texture, turgor and moisture.  Without these EFA’s, we begin to see inflammatory skin conditions begin to occur.  Dry skin is the most common skin problem which becomes more pronounced as we age.  By age 80, your skin may lose as much as 50% of it’s thickness!  Dry skin also exacerbates many other skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis.  GLA actively works to improve blood flow and reduces inflammation and water loss. 

Eczema, Before & After Topical Borage Oil

Topical Uses of Borage Oil

The use of Borage Oil as a topical treatment has been clinically proven to be very effective in both the treatment and prevention of inflammatory skin conditions such as Acne, Eczema and Psoriasis in both human and animal studies.

The quality of the Borage Oil that you use is extremely important!  Here at PuraVeda Organics, we use only the first (virgin) pressing via natural extraction (no solvents or chemicals!) of the seeds of this valuable plant..

 

SHOP PRODUCTS WITH BORAGE OIL:

BIOSCIENCE PEPTIDE COMPLEX

REJUV SERUM

SBR SERUM

ALOE EYE SERUM 

COLLAGEN BOOST SERUM

EYELINE PREVENTION OIL

TEVA SHINE-ON HAIR SERUM

PORE PERFECT HYDRATOR/TONER

TEVA MAN AFTERSHAVE BALM & TONER

SBR HYDRATOR/TONER

TEVA DAILY HYDRATOR/TONER

PORE PERFECT CLEANSER

SBR CLEANSER

TEVA DAILY FOAMING CLEANSER

ON-THE SPOT-BLEMISH TREATMENT DAY

ON-THE-SPOT BLEMISH TREAMENT NIGHT

PAPAYA & HONEY EXFOLIATION MASK & SCRUB

SBR PAPAYA & HONEY FACIAL MASK

REVITALIZING/DETOX BATH SALTS & SCRUB

TEVA SLYDE

TEVA REVITALIZING SHAMPOO

TEVA EVERYDAY SHAMPOO

TEVA CLARIFYING SHAMPOO

TEVA BIG & BOUNCY VOLUMIZING SHAMPOO

TEVA REVITALIZING CONDITIONER

TEVA BIG & BOUNCY VOLUMIZING CONDITIONER

TEVA EVERYDAY CONDITIONER

SUNPROTECT SPF 30+

TEVA LEAVE-IN CONDITIONING STYLING GEL

VANILLA SILK BODY BUTTER

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