a polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in evening primrose oil.
GLA, 18:3,w-6. Fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms and three double bonds, the first of which (counting from the terminal methyl end) lies between carbon 6 and carbon7.
Omega-6 oils that regulate insulin and seem to protect against diabetic heart, eye, and kidney damage. Both omega-6 and omega-3 oils help cleanse the heart and arteries. GLA fatty acids are available in evening primrose, borage, or black currant seed oils.