Borage seed oil is utilized for skin problems such as skin inflammation (atopic dermatitis), rashes on the scalp (seborrheic dermatitis), and a kind of skin condition called neurodermatitis. It is additionally utilized for rheumatoid arthritis, gum swelling, stress, premenstrual syndrome, diabetes, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, respiratory problems, alcoholism, asthma, heart disease, and stroke. Borage oil is also used as a supplement for preterm infants to promote their growth and development.
Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:
Borage oil may interact with the following medicines: