Black Currant Oil is pressed from black currant seeds. When taken as a gel gap, it can help with weak or brittle nails, and hair problems such as dryness, thinning, brittleness, or split ends. It is suggested to avoid the topical solutions of Black currant Oil, and for adults to take 500 mg twice daily.
Black currant oil is also a natural source of an essential fatty acid that also can help with skin issues like eczema, psoriasis, and lupus. It is also suggested this plant packs a punch in improving the effectiveness of the immune system. Black currant seed oil and leaves might also help decrease swelling and can be applied to big bites.
Women use black currant seed oil for treating symptoms of menopause, premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, and breast tenderness. It is also used for boosting immunity.