Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose the small yellow wildflower found in North America, Europe, and parts of Asia that’s most sought-out for its oil. Evening primrose oil is rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid that has been used to treat everything, including:
female reproductive tissues
blood channels
the respiratory passages
nervous system

These days, you can find primrose oil in a variety of beauty products, as well as in supplement form. Below are some ways evening primrose could help.

Relief from skin conditions
Help reduce wrinkles
Slow Hair loss
Heal nerve damage
Lessen symptoms of arthritis
Put hormones in balance
Diminish acne breakouts
Reduce breast pain
Ease PMS

Not only can it help improve all of the symptoms above, but Evening primrose oil is high in GLA, which supports the production of prostaglandins. Prostaglandins can help improve poor blood circulation, maintain normal inflammatory balance, and strengthen immune function. Here at Essence we recommend evening primrose to all of our expecting moms. Why you ask? Women use evening primrose oil in pregnancy for preventing symptoms such as high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia), shortening labor, starting labor, and preventing late deliveries. Inside orthomolecular’s Evening Primrose capsule, includes 1,300 mg of cold-pressed, organically grown evening primrose oil and 117 mg of GLA, in a convenient, high-dose soft gel capsule. It is also free from gluten, corn, yeast, artificial colors or flavors.