The black currant (Ribes nigrum L.) is a plant that grows wild in Europe and Central-Northern. From its oilseeds oil is extracted showing a high content of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA ) , essential fatty acid of the omega-6 series. The GLA also classified as EFA (Essential Fatty Acid), it is not synthesized by mammals, but only by plants and is present in a few varieties of plants. The method of oil extraction ( pressing cold hydraulic ), not involving the use of solvents and allows to obtain a high concentration of GLA ( 85 mg bead ). The presence of vitamin E, as an antioxidant agent, to preserve the active ingredient. The GLA intake with the diet is able to increase the production of prostaglandins (PG - 1 ) which have the property of inhibiting the inflammatory processes, blocking the release of arachidonic acid and accordingly of PG- 2. The GLA, therefore, in addition to limiting the inflammatory processes, inhibits platelet aggregation, plays vasodilatory effect, reduces blood pressure, promoting healing of the skin.