Blackmores Evening Primrose Oil

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Evening Primrose Oil

Low levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) have been found in some women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

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Overview

Blackmores Evening Primrose Oil 1 g contains cold-pressed EPO. EPO is a natural source of the important omega-6 fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).

Low levels of GLA have been found in women with PMS and adults as well as children with eczema.

Why use

Evening primrose oil (EPO) is a source of the omega-6 essential fatty acids gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and linoleic acid (LA). Conditions that involve inflammation, such as eczema, may benefit from supplementation with omega-6 essential fatty acids.

Low levels of GLA have been found in women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Supplementing with EPO may help with the symptoms of PMS. Lifestyle factors such as excess saturated fats in the diet, ongoing high stress levels, alcohol consumption, and smoking may all affect GLA metabolism, leading to the need for dietary supplementation. Halal certified

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores sources only the best oils that are cold-pressed and rigorously tested for quality and highly purified.

Active ingredients per capsule

Oenothera biennis- evening primrose

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Dosage

Adults – Take 1 to 3 capsules once a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children 6-12 years – Take 1 to 2 capsules once a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.

Children 2-6 years – Take 1 capsule a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.

Contraindications and cautions

  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms or headache
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional

Physical description

A clear, pale yellow, oblong, soft gelatin capsule.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.

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Would you recommend taking Evening Primrose along with Hair, Skin, Nails to prevent PMS breakouts as well as strengthening hair?
Holly
Holly 13 Mar 2016
Hi. May I know if I consume this supplement, I can gain my weight? Recently I do read a reviews said that after they consume this supplement, they gain weight. Thank you.
Ramizah
Ramizah 03 Mar 2016
Hi, I'd like to know where I can buy this product in China? Is there any website available in China?
Yangna
Yangna 17 Feb 2016
Hi, i wanna know if this product helps lose weight for healthy hair,nails, skin etc?
Belinda
Belinda 16 Feb 2016
Hi, i have acne on my chin area, i have tried another brand of epo which i consumed 4 capsules daily and my acne reduced significantly within a moth, overall my skin was better. I want to know what is the recommended consumption amount of Blackmores epo daily for my situation?
Salina
Salina 03 Dec 2015
Is evening primrose oil safe for breastfeeding mother?
Anonymous
Anonymous 28 Sep 2015
can my mother take this??? she is 58 year old...
Anonymous
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Anonymous 15 Aug 2015