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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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



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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Is evening primrose oil safe for breastfeeding mother?
Anonymous 28 Sep 2015
can my mother take this??? she is 58 year old...
Anonymous 19 Sep 2015
I saw your products being sold in the below website, are they authentic Blackmores products?
Anonymous 15 Aug 2015
Is it ok to take 2 capsules everyday for helping period pain? Do I need to skip this evening primrose oil during I'm on the period or I can take it everyday?
Chonnanee 04 Aug 2015
Is this product Halal certified? What is the source of the gelatin?
Anonymous 31 Jul 2015
what type of fillers are used in your vitmins i react to all of your brand that i have tried extreme mirgrain and vomiting
Anonymous 29 Jul 2015
My menstruation is not on time after eating the capsules
Anonymous 26 Jun 2015
Risk blain on my face after eating the capsules.
Anonymous 26 Jun 2015