Black currant oil derived after the extraction of the juice from the fruit is very helpful for maintaining the smooth metabolic functions in your body. However, you cannot buy the oil from the local markets as the production of this oil is very low and so the entire amount goes to the manufacturers of cosmetic products or to the manufacturers of herbal medicines. The oil contains two different types of fatty acids, which you cannot derive from your regular diet but you require these fatty acids for leading a fit and healthy life. Consumption of this oil has proved beneficial in treating rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, and many other types of arthritis diseases.
Although, black currant oil works effectively to slow down aging process by reducing the production of prostaglandin, excess consumption of this oil can lead to severe problems like hair loss, autoimmune disorders or nail problems. However, moderate consumption of this oil supplies your body with Omega-3 fatty acid, which helps in decreasing the serum level of LDL cholesterol. Moreover, the high concentrated GLA supplied to your body helps in controlling prostaglandin and saves you from the problems of inflammation, high blood pressure. It also prevents heart plaque, as it does not allow the fat to build up in your heart’s arteries and veins.
You will find black currant oil has gained popularity throughout the world as it not has the efficiency to cure many types of diseases but also used in cosmetic products as it has beneficial effect on your skin and protects it from contacting any type of infection. However, the use of this oil externally and internally has proved more beneficial for women rather than men. This does not mean that men cannot use this oil, as the usage of this oil will help you to recover from liver damage and keep you fit and healthy throughout your life.