Omega 3 Echium Oil

Fish Free Omega 3 Essential Fatty acids - Echium Oil

Longer chain PUFA SDA and GLA omega 3 and Omega 6 fats have been found to work synergistically together to help the body make EPA. Research shows that 1g of SDA from Echium oil can help the body produce as much as 300mg of EPA* It's claimed SDA rich Echium is 5 times more effective at converting to EPA than ALA from flax oil. A great solution for vegetarians, vegans and the environment.

Here's what the manufacturers say


Echiomega is a vegetarian formulation of omega fatty acids, which delivers superior health benefits over the commonly available vegetarian oil preparations. Containing the omega-3 fatty acid stearidonic acid (SDA) from the plant Echium plantagineum, it is naturally converted to the important long-chain omega-3 fatty acid EPA in the body, but up to five times more than other botanical omega-3 oils.

Stearidonic acid, echium oil:


Vegetarian Echium seed oil also contains other beneficial fatty acids including the potent anti-inflammatory omega-6 gamma linolenic acid (GLA) as well as the omega-9 oleic acid, for which olive oil owes its health-supporting properties. Research suggests that SDA in combination with GLA raises blood cell EPA levels more effectively than EPA alone.


This unique combination of natural vegetarian omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids provides cells with the nutrients required for efficient chemical signalling, integral to healthy brain function and the maintenance of overall well-being. Changes in diet and lifestyle have affected the body’s natural ability to produce long-chain fatty acids in sufficient quantities, so it is important to boost the intake of omega fatty acids as part of the daily diet.


Plant based Echium oil is the ideal nutritional omega 3 supplement for those who are vegetarian, vegan or allergic to fish, to help boost the levels of the important omega fats in the diet.



Quote discount code 'AFQSR3PN'  (enter in Discount Coupon box ) for a 10% discount = £10.75 per box of 60 capsules direct from manufacturer -


 Echium Oil Echiomega Echiumega SDA, GLA, Omega 3 omega 6                                                                

Recommended Price: £14 for 60 x 500 mg capsules including UKP&P

Delivery to USA incurs extra postage charge

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Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Each Echiomega capsule contains:


  • Omega-3 fatty acids                                213 mg
    of which SDA (stearidonic acid)               63 mg
  • Omega-6 fatty acids                               144 mg
    of which GLA (gamma linolenic acid)     51 mg
  • Omega-9 fatty acids                                  86 mg
    of which oleic acid                                      86 mg  
  • GMO-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Yeast-free
  • Cholesterol-free
  • Source of SDA
  • Source of GLA
  • Vegetarian precursor to EPA

Echiomega contains no artificial flavours, colours or preservatives.




Echium oil; capsule shell (modified starch, glycerine, carrageenan, disodium phosphate, lecithin).




James MJ, Ursin VM, Cleland LG. Metabolism of stearidonic acid in human subjects: comparison with the metabolism of other n-3 fatty acids.  Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 May;77(5):1140-5

See also - Dietary Echium Oil Increases Plasma and Neutrophil Long-Chain (n-3) Fatty Acids and Lowers Serum Triacylglycerols in Hypertriglyceridemic Humans. 2004 Marc E. Surette*, Michelle Edens*, Floyd H. Chilton* and Kenneth M. Tramposch  The American Society for Nutritional Sciences J. Nutr. 134:1406-1411, June 2004


Vegetarians with depleted Essential Fatty Acid levels should consider
3 X Capsules of V-Pure algal pre-converted DHA/EPA total 400 mg DHA and 10 mg EPA
2 X Capsule of Echiomega 1 g SDA and GLA rich Echium Oil = potentially 300mg of EPA
2 X Capsules  Sea Buckthorn Oil - 240mg palmitoleic acid - Omega 7 (+ 65 mg omega 3 ALA)
Potential yield - 310mg EPA - 400 mg DHA - Total 775 mg omega 3 fats