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Borage Oil ReportGLA and Seizures
People with epilepsy should avoid consuming borage oil as GLA may lower the seizure threshold (Miller, 1998). As a source of GLA, borage oil may also cause harmful interactions with anticonvulsant drugs (such as phenobarbitals) or with drugs that lower the seizure threshold (tricyclic antidepressants and phenothiazines).
It's a very interesting read. I recommend it. 8)
There is a nifty chart on page 5 showing the breakdown of fatty acid components for many common oils:
Looks like Stacy and I need to stop using butter, sunflower and safflower oils and stick with extra virgin olive oil.