Starflower oil- what a pretty name! I was never certain exactly what this was for and as with most things only tried this as it was recommended by a friend. I also have to say that I am horrendous at taking vitamin supplements as I always forget to take them everyday but I was determined to try this one out properly! I decided to try Boots own to save myself a little bit of money just in case I didn’t like them. You get 60 capsules for £7.99 which is 13.3p per capsule so not too bad at all! Borago officinalis (Starflower Oil to you and me!) is extracted from the annual herb Borage. The ...
11 of 12 Ciao users found the following review helpful
Advantages Much cheaper than boots, ingredients are identical
Disadvantages remembering to take them every day!
Hi I have been taking 2 capsules of the Starflower Oil every day for almost 2 weeks and have noticed the difference with the PMT and bloated feeling that I have always suffered from before and during a period . The Starflower Oil has definately improved the above and left me less moody and no cramp either so it cant be all bad. You can also buy Tesco or Asda's own brand Starflower Oil for much cheaper than Boots. Asda is selling 60 500mg capsules for £2.48 (Tesco is slightly higer at £1.50 for 30 500mg capsules). I am using the Tesco ones at the moment and they are definately working for the ...
30 of 38 Ciao users found the following review helpful
Quick review of Boots Starflower Oil
I suffered with pre period breast pain, and pmt - I took starflower oil for about 2 months, after the 2nd month I noticed that I wasn't getting my usual symptoms, breast pain, mood swings and bloating! I carried on taking it, and it helped the joint pains that I get on occasion and the dry skin, but that took a bit longer. My advice, stick with it - its worth it!!