Gamma Linolenic Acid
Gamma Linolelic Acid (GLA) is an Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid. It can be found naturally in some plant seed oils, such as evening primrose, black currant, and borage. GLA can also be made in the body from other essential acids.
GLA may have anti-inflammatory and antithrombotic actions. In the body, GLA is used in the production of prostaglandins, which are involved in many metabolic processes such as regulation of the immune system.. GLA has also been used for blood pressure, arthritis, and premenstrual syndrome.
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Cautions GLA may cause mild gastrointestinal effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, and belching.