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    Borage Oil
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    Susan Evans, MD posted:
    Dear Readers,

    The use of borage oil is a little-known secret that helps to keep your skin healthy. This can be smoothed on top of your skin or taken internally. It is considered to be one of the best skin hydrators in nature.

    Borage is a wildflower, also known as a starflower. Fortunately, you don't have to scavenge for this as borage oil is sold in most health food stores. It is the richest known source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) an essential fatty acid that works to maintain your skin's moisture content. This is especially important as we age.

    Many skin conditions can be improved by the ability of this oil to minimize inflammation and improve your skin's ability to retain moisture.

    Best,

    Dr. Evans
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