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Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose is also known by the names: Primrose Plant

  • Primrose
  • Evening Star
  • Fever Plant
  • Night Willow Herb
  • Scabish
  • Scurvish
  • Field Primrose
  • German Rampion

The King's Cure-All

Evening Primrose has long been used as a relish for wine, and to dispel the ill effects from drinking too much. Evening Primrose was also known as "King's Cure-All" for at least 500 years. Traditionally, Evening Primrose had been used as a soothing remedy for coughs associated with colds. In Britain, evening primrose oil used to be approved for treating eczema and breast pain.

Studies have shown that about seven 500mg capsules of Evening Primrose oil daily, in conjunction with vitamins B-3, B-6, C and zinc, can achieve remarkable results in the treatment of schizophrenia or premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

PMS symptom severities, especially depression, were relieved a lot more with the oil than with the placebo. Studies done showed no side effects with the use of Evening Primrose and some women claimed it eased their PMS symptoms, but some experts say do not expect it to work.

Evening Primrose is most commonly taken in the form of an oil, or an encapsulated powder. The common and safe dosage is four to six grams per day.

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil contains 9 percent GLA, a very important essential fatty acid and provides very high quality, 100 percent pure, cold-pressed oil obtained without the use of harsh chemicals. Offers high antioxidant content.

This is a high potency Evening Primrose supplement containing naturally occurring Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA). GLA is a fatty acid that is important for healthy inflammatory and immune response. Evening Primrose Oil may be used to provide nutritional support for mild discomfort associated with PMS. Evening Primrose Oil also helps maintain healthy skin and circulatory function.

Evening primrose oil is also used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. These ingredients are known to discourage the visible signs of aging and the emollient formula encourages a vibrant, youthful complexion.

Warning:  Excess consumption can result in oily skin, an indication to decrease dosage.

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