In a 10-week, randomized, controlled trial, 45 participants with mild to moderate acne, participants were given either Omega-3 fatty acids (2,000 mg EPA/DHA), borage oil (400 mg LA), or placebo. In the supplemented groups, both non-inflammatory and inflammatory lesions decreased along self-assessment of disease severity.
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