Evening primrose oil
Evening primrose oil is obtained from the seeds of the evening primrose plant, (Oenothe ra biennis) by cold pressing, without solvents. The oil can be taken directly as a liquid or in the form of capsules. Efficacy and Nutritional components Evening primrose oil is a natural, and the richest source of Gamma-Linole nic aci d(GLA). It contains about 10.0% GLA and 68.0-78.0% Linoleic acid. Some people use evening primrose oil for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), asthma, nerve damage related to diabetes, it is also for an itching disorder called neurodermatitis, hyperactivity in children and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and gastrointestinal disorders. Women use evening primrose oil in pregnancy for preventing high blood pressure, shortening labor, starting labor, and preventing late deliveries. Women also use the oil for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), breast pain, endometriosis, and symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes.