non-GMO Omega GLA Gluten-free Inflammation

Mega GLA Sesame Lignans

Inhibits inflammatory factors

Item #02218 30 Softgels 1 per serving In Stock
non-GMO Omega GLA Gluten-free Inflammation

Mega GLA Sesame Lignans

Inhibits inflammatory factors

Item #02218 30 Softgels 1 per serving In Stock

For you, if you want the right omega-6 supplement for numerous health benefits

The ingredients in Mega GLA Sesame Lignans can
  • Encourage a healthy inflammatory response
  • Offer highly concentrated GLA from borage oil
  • Help the formation of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1), which support vascular health
  • Promote healthy levels of biologically active dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid
  • Provide a product with sesame lignans for augmented (or similar) effects

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), healthy omega-6 acid, plays a role in healthy prostaglandin (PGE1) formation and inhibiting inflammatory factors, both of which can promote vascular and whole-body health. Enhancing GLA supplement with sesame lignans can enable GLA to work much better in the body.

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Product details "Mega GLA Sesame Lignans"

Your body needs fatty acids to survive, though it is able to make all but two of them: linoleic acid (LA), in the omega-6 family, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) in the omega-3 family. 

These two fatty acids must be supplied from dietary sources and are therefore considered essential fatty acids (EFAs). Omega-6 fatty acids are well-supplied via the consumption of meat and vegetable oils. 

However, not all omega-6 fatty acids are of equal value. Arachidonic acid (AA), prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), thromboxane A2, and leukotriene B4 promote inflammation. In contrast, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), found in evening primrose oil, borage oil, and black currant oil, benefits healthy prostaglandin (PGE1) formation reduces inflammation.

Health-conscious people have been swallowing many borage oil supplements to obtain GLA, the parent of the biologically active DGLA (dihomogamma linolenic acid). Life Extension adds 10 mg of sesame lignans to each softgel of Mega GLA borage oil. 

Sesame lignans increase beneficial DGLA and decreases inflammation. Numerous studies document GLA’s multiple health effects. Enhancing this supplement with sesame lignans leads to more efficiency in the body, which means more people can use it.

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Supplement Facts

Amount per serving (1 Softgel):

Calories 5
Calories from fat 5
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) [from borage oil (seed)] 400 mg
Sesame seed lignan extract 10 mg

Other ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, silica, purified water, carob.

Contains sesame.


Dosage and use:

Take one (1) softgel one to two times daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.


If you are taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.


Keep out of reach of children.

Do not exceed recommended dose.

Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.

When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.

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