Gamma-linolenic fatty acid (GLA) is Omega – 6 fatty acid, which unlike other fatty acids from this family, is the only one with the anti-inflammatory effect.
Owing to its strong anti-inflammatory effect, GLA is a natural “supplement“ often used for the therapy of ezcema.
Borage oil is the richest source of GLA, much richer than well-known evening primrose oil. Borage oil contains up to amazing 40% of GLA.
Some Omega-6 fatty acids are precursors for inflammatory factors, but GLA – has an anti-inflammatory effect!
The defficiency of GLA in skin can result in occurrence of inflammatory processes!
Tasset-Cuevas I et al. (2013) PLoS ONE 8(2): e56986.
Eucalyptus, mint and lavender - a recognizable and favourite combination in Spiranto inhalation patch can now be found in pharmacies under a new name - Respiratol.
Before it was traditionally used to treat coughs, colds, upper respiratory tract irritations and other diseases, pelargonium had been used for centuries in its original homeland of Africa as an ingredient in many natural remedies. Find out why pelargonium is a natural antibiotic.