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Black Currant Oil, Borage Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Hemp Oil Supplements Review: Sources of ALA and GLA (Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids)

Find the best flaxseed oil, evening primrose oil, borage oil, hemp oil, and black currant oil supplements (sources of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids), evidence for use for lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure, potential skin benefits and more. Find out which ones passed our tests and why.

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1.Is echium oil a good alternative to fish oil? I am allergic to fish.
2.I've heard fish oil may be helpful for dry eye. Is this true? How much should I take?
3.Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?
4.Do any supplements help for ulcerative colitis?
5.Do any supplements help reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
6.I'm a vegan but my doctor wants me to take fish oil with EPA and DHA. Is there something I can take that would be as good as fish oil capsules but would satisfy the needs of a vegan?
7.What supplements should I stop taking before surgery?
8.Does turmeric/curcumin help for osteoarthritis in dogs and cats? Is it safe?
9.My dog is getting older and his veterinarian recently recommended giving him a glucosamine supplement for his joints. Has ConsumerLab.com tested these, or other supplements for pets?
10.Do any supplements help for hair loss?
11.I was surprised when my doctor told me to stop taking supplements because my kidney function was low. But after stopping the supplements, my kidney function returned to normal. Can taking a lot of supplements really damage the kidneys?
12.With herbal supplements, what is the difference between root powder and root extract? Does it matter?


Clinical Updates Found:
2015 Flaxseed Oil for Improving Cholesterol? (05/10/2015)
2014 Flaxseed Lowers Blood Pressure (08/22/2014)
 Help for Acne from Omega-3 & -6 Oils (06/07/2014)
2013 Supplement Helps Dry Eye (08/04/2013)
 Omega-6 for Eczema? (05/05/2013)


Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Dog Treats, Food Recalled Due to Salmonella, Listeria Risk (02/27/2018)
2.Bones and Packaged "Bone Treats" Dangerous for Dogs (11/21/2017)
3.Flax Seed and Chia Powders Recalled (02/23/2016)
4.Seller of Speech Disorder Supplement Agrees to Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (01/13/2015)
5.Seller of Flaxseed, Ginkgo and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (05/06/2014)
6.Seller of Tea Supplements and Drinks Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (01/16/2014)
7.Maker of Menopause Blend and Other Supplement Ingredients Warned by FDA of Violations (12/13/2013)
8.Pet Supplement Company Issues Recall Due To Potential Bacterial Contamination (02/21/2013)
9.Excessive Lead and Mercury Found In Chinese Herbal Supplements (01/24/2013)
10.Maker of Joint Health, Blood Sugar, Prostate, Ginkgo Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding and Adulteration (11/02/2012)
11.Manufacturer of Green Tea, Vitamin E, Omega-3 and Cranberry Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Misbranding and Drug Claims (10/24/2012)


News Releases Found:
2017 Flaxseed and Other Popular Omega 3 & 6 Oil Supplements Tested, But Not All Brands Pass -- Tests of Black Currant Oil, Borage Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Hemp Oil Supplements (11/27/2017)
2014 Flaxseed and Other Popular Seed Oil Supplements Tested by ConsumerLab.com, But Not All Brands Pass -- Flaxseed, Black Currant, Borage and Evening Primrose Oils Reviewed (05/07/2014)
2011 Spoilage and labeling errors found with some omega-3 and -6 supplements; Review of evening primrose, flaxseed, borage, and black currant oil supplements (01/11/2011)
2007 ConsumerLab.com finds improvement in quality of omega-3 and -6 supplements — Results for 22 products made from evening primrose, flaxseed, borage and black currant oils (12/10/2007)
2005 ConsumerLab.com finds some supplements lower in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than claimed — Report available for 23 products made from oils of black currant, borage, evening primrose and flax (07/12/2005)
 Two magnesium supplements fail testing due to lead contamination. Nineteen others pass. Report now available. (06/15/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com finds quality of most nutrition powders and drinks high, but identifies five protein powders with excess sodium or cholesterol — Report Now Available Online (04/27/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com finds most B-vitamins of high quality but three lacking in ingredients — Test Results for 41 Products Reported Along with Information on Use (03/30/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com reports on vitamin C supplements — Test Results for 29 Products Reported Along with Information on Use (03/14/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com reports on nutrition bars — Highlights major differences, inaccuracies, and urges consumers to "know your bar" (02/08/2005)
2002 ConsumerLab.com finds some spoilage and inaccuracy among omega-3 and 6 supplements — List released of evening primrose, flaxseed and other GLA/ALA products that passed testing  (08/07/2002)
 ConsumerLab.com finds lead contamination remains a problem for certain mineral supplements — Lead found in iron, magnesium and, most recently, potassium pills (07/16/2002)
 ConsumerLab.com reviews radioprotective Iodine pills in response to terrorist threats — Quality of products is high, but local access is poor (06/25/2002)
 ConsumerLab.com lists magnesium products that passed testing — Some products fail due to excess magnesium and lead contamination (05/15/2002)
 ConsumerLab.com finds "Breast Enhancement" pills lack evidence of efficacy (04/16/2002)
 More than one in five weight loss, slimming and/or diabetes supplements fail ConsumerLab.com evaluation — Problems found in chromium and pyruvate products; CLA products fine (04/03/2002)


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