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You see, gamma-linolenic acid doesn't just reduce inflammation; it can have a unique impact on hormones as well.
Alteration of the cellular fatty acid profile and the production of eicosanoids in human monocytes by gamma-linolenic acid.
Gamma-linolenic acid levels correlate with clinical efficacy of evening primrose oil in patients with atopic dermatitis.
Genotype- temperature interactionfor gamma-linolenic acid content in seeds of Oenethera lamarckiana L.
SONOVA 400 is a concentrated source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
Gamma-linolenic acid, which is an essential omega-6 fatty acid.
FYI: Blackcurrant seed oil is also rich in many nutrients, especially vitamin E and several unsaturated fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid and gamma-linolenic acid.
As stated, the oil is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (33%) and gamma-linolenic acid (12%), and also contains a minimum of 12% stearidonic acid, the precursor of EPA.
But the healthy fat profile of hemp gets the most attention--hemp is rich in omega-3s, as well as the more rare polyunsaturated fatty acids, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and stearidonic acid (SDA), which have shown health benefits in recent research.
Dietary gamma-linolenic acid suppresses aortic smooth muscle cell prolif eration and modifies atherosclerotic lesions in aplolipo-protein E knockout mice.
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is a PUFA in the n-6 family of essential fatty acids.
Plants for a mediterranean-style 'drought garden':Thyme: A pretty perennial, best suited to well-drained soils and enjoys full sun Buddleia: (Butterfly bush) Grows well without any care at all and attracts a wide variety of butterflies Rosemary: Makes a beautiful ornamental plant as well as a culinary seasoning Catmint: A hardy perennial that grows to a height of 3ft, requiring a fertile soil that will grow in sun or partial shade Daisy bush: Adds colour to any garden Lavender: Fragrant and popular plant with purple flowers Foxtail lily: Stately plants that thrive in a rich, fertile soil Evening primrose: It is cultivated for its oil-containing gamma-linolenic acid.

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