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Evening Primrose Oil
Evening Primrose Oil


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

Why use

  • Evening primrose oil (EPO) is a source of the omega-6 essential fatty acids gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and linoleic acid (LA)
  • Lifestyle factors such as excess saturated fats in the diet and stress levels also affect GLA metabolism
  • Provides omega-6 essential fatty acids which provide anti-inflammatory support
  • Provides support for skin health and hydration

The Blackmores difference

Maintaining skin health through supporting skin hydration, Blackmores sources only the best oils that are cold pressed and rigorously testing for quality and highly purified.

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For general health and wellbeing: 
Adults -
Take 2 capsules, once a day, or as professionally prescribed. Take with food. 

For skin and as an anti-inflammatory
Adults -
 Take 2 capsules, twice a day, or as professionally prescribed. Take with food. 



  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional
  • Contains phenylalanine, soya bean products and sulphites
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional

Physical description

A clear, pale yellow, oblong, soft gelatin capsule.

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Dear Blackmore team, I'm taking the Evening Primrose Oil, Fish oil, and Bio ZinC (one capsule each, once per day) every day to help my hormonal acne. But I wonder if it is too excessive, is it appropriate for me to maintain this routine for a long time? I'm 170cm tall, 47kg. Would it be ok for me to double the dose?
Hi Blackmores team, may I know what the capsule used for this product is made from? And whether it is the same used for the capsules in your product Fish Oil 1000?
Muhammad Iylia
Muhammad Iylia 10 Aug 2020
Hello Blackmores team. I have been using primrose oil for 1 month. How often will it improve with my period?
Hi Blackmores team. Does the Evening Primrose Oil delay period? I have been using EPO for 10 days ( 2 capsules a day) and my period is late for 4 days.
Hi! I have some acne and vulvar dermatitis, and I was wondering if EPO helps with these problems. Thank you!
Hi Blackmores team, Can I use Primrose oil and Bio Iron together? How to use? What should I take first? Take in the morning or night?
Hello, I read research articles saying taking primrose oil while breastfeeding is fine, so I purchases Blackmores’ without reading the warnings. I’ve been taking 2 capsules per day since my baby was 3 months old. I understand this is my responsibility, but could you please tell what possible risks are there for breastfeeding women taking Blackmores evening primrose oil? Thank you!
Hi could I take this while breastfeeding?