Evening Primrose Oil is the oil derived from the seeds of the evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) plant.
It is a rich source of omega-6 essential fatty acids and contains one of the highest concentration of a fatty acid called GLA / gamma-linoleic acid.
The gamma-linoleic acid and linoleic acid are essential for cell structure and improve the elasticity of the skin.
These fatty acids also help to regulate hormones and improve nerve function aiding problems ranging from PMS to migraine headaches.
The hormone balancing effect contributes to healthy breast tissue.
Evening Primrose Oil may help with:
- Eczema, Acne, Psoriasis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Osteoporosis, taken with fish oil and calcium
- Multiple Sclerosis
- High cholesterol
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Nerve damage related to diabetes
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- PMS incl. Breast pain
- Menopause such as hot flashes
- Nourishes nail, hair and skin
Special Precautions & Warnings:
There is an anticoagulant (blood-thinning) effect with evening primrose oil so there is a higher risk of bleeding for people taking a blood thinner.
Stop taking EPO two weeks prior of going for a general anesthetic because of an increased bleeding risk.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.