Evening primrose oil has been used since the 1930s for supporting healthy skin, healthy joints, and healthy hormone balance in women. Supports normal, healthy, and pain-free menstrual cycles and normal moods through the premenstrual time. Also supports healthy, symptom-free menopause.
Supports healthy skin, especially in those who are prone to skin inflammation. ‡
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Evening primrose oil (EPO) is made from the evening primrose plant, a source of essential fatty acids such as gamma linolenic acid (GLA), linolenic acid, and vitamin E.
Our bodies need a healthy balance of essential fatty acids, such as those found in evening primrose oil.
1. Promotes Skin Health: Evening primrose oil has proven to be valuable as a supportive treatment for people suffering from skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Studies have shown that evening primrose oil can help with functional skin issues, such as redness, firmness and roughness. There is evidence that people with eczema often have limited ability to process fatty acids. This results in a deficiency of GLA. GLA is a fatty acid that the body can convert to substances that reduce inflammation and cell growth.
2. Supports Healthy Menstrual Cycles: EPO may be helpful during a woman’s premenstrual time as well as during the period to help with occasional symptoms of breast tenderness, bloating, water retention, acne, depression, irritability, foggy thinking and headaches.
3. Promotes Joint Health: EPO as a source of GLA supports healthy cytokine activity, and promotes healthy prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) production. This mechanism may help to support joint health and offer some relief.
4. Support Cardiovascular Health: Studies have shown that Evening Primrose Oil supports healthy lipid metabolism and may provide oxidative protection by promoting glutathione reductase and transferase activities. This alone significantly promotes healthy cardiovascular function especially in women.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Dosage: Take 1-4 softgels per day, in divided doses, with meals.
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