Borage oil (also known as starflower oil) is a clear yellow to pale yellow and mostly odourless fixed oil.
Borage Seed Fixed Oil
Borago officianalis (Borage) Seed Oil
Borage oil is a good source of fatty acids, particularly high in gamma-linoleic acid with generous quantities of oleic and palmitic acids. Used in high end cosmetic formulations. The flower has a sweet honeyish taste and is used whole to flavour alcoholic cocktails.
Mechanically extracted from the seed of the borage plant Borago officianalis.
Borage is an annual herb native to central and eastern Europe.
High in gamma-linoleic acid. Has a relatively short shelf life (6 months).
|Typical Fatty Acid Profile
16:0 Palmitic 10.9%