Black currant seed oil is also rich in many nutrients, especially in vitamin E, and is a natural source of both omega-3 essential fatty acid (alpha linolenic acid or ALA) and omega-6 gamma linoleic acid (GLA). Both promote cardiovascular health.  All parts of the plant can be used in tinctures and have high anti-inflammatory properties. It’s good for helping fight colds, bronchitis, headache, stomachache, etc.