Echium Oil

Echium oil is a natural, plant based oil offering an unique combination Omega 3, 6 and 9.

Echium plantagineum is a species of Echium, a genus of the borage family of plants, native to western and southern Europe, northern Africa and southwestern Asia. It is  a plant with beautiful purple flowers. The seeds of the Echium plant contain Echium oil with an unique fatty acid profile, a combination of Omega 3 and Omega 6 and 9 in natural form. Echium oil contains typically 13% SDA, 32% ALA, 12% GLA. Echium Plantagineum is cultivated for Bioriginal under contract by selected growers in Europe.

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Echium seeds are sown in well-drained soil and seedlings appear in approximately 6 to 8 weeks. The plant grows to a height of 1 to 3 feet and grows well in temperatures between 15°C to 18°C. When the plant matures, the echium oil is extracted from the collected seeds.