borage seed oil (Borago officinalis)-oral
GENERIC NAME: BORAGE SEED OIL (Borago officinalis) - ORAL
USES: Borage seed oil has been used for treating the joint pain and swelling (inflammation) of arthritis, as well as certain skin conditions (e.g., atopic dermatitis), and inflammation of the lungs/breathing passages. It has also been used for symptoms of menopausal disorders. Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
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