Blackmores Evening Primrose Oil

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.

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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Hi guys, I have been taking this capsules for more than 2 months and since then my PMS has been reduced to almost 0% pain free. My PMS has gone and menstrual discharged reduced as well. I also combine 1 tablet of magnesium. I hope it's OK. 100% recommended to other females!
PAOLA
PAOLA 27 Jun 2018
Hi,
What happens if a men uses it? He has acne.
Ngoc
Ngoc 11 Jun 2018
Hi,
What happens if a man uses it. He has acne.
Ngoc
Ngoc 10 Jun 2018
Should i be on both flaxseed and evening primrose oil at the same time. Thank you!
Annie
Annie 30 May 2018
Can I use Blackmores primrose, fish oil and calcium together?
Hi may I know whether the evening primrose oil is suitable for vegetarian? My concern is the source of the capsule, cos I know most of it is made up bovine source.

Thanks and regards
Carrie
Mee Moon
Mee Moon 24 Feb 2018
Hello,
May I ask, is it okay to chew this Evening Primrose Oil tablet?
Cherish
Cherish 21 Feb 2018
Hi,
Does evening primrose oil affect the menstrual cycle? I started to take 2 capsoles after my lastest period and now my next period has delayed for 2 weeks.
Thank you very much
Daisy
Daisy 25 Dec 2017