Evening primrose oil is a very useful oil. It has powerful properties for common skin woes like acne, wrinkles and eczema. It’s packed with Omega- 6 fatty acids crucial for healthy skin and nails . Our body doesn’t naturally produce these fatty acids — they can only be derived from plant oil, making skin irritation rare. Also contains tons of vitamin E and vitamin C, which are both essential to keep skin looking and feeling youthful.
Originally, evening primrose was used by Native Americans to make poultices and heal wounds. It was also traditionally eaten and used as a leaf vegetable. The oil is commonly used to help reduce the pains associated with premenstrual stress syndrome (PMS) and for its therapeutic benefits for the skin of the face. Evening primrose seeds have very high levels of the essential fatty acid “gamma-linolenic acid” (GLA), also known as “omega-6, side effects are rare. Evening primrose can be taken in capsule form like vitamins or the oil may be used to use on your body as a conditioner. EP oil can help with cholesterol levels, blood pressure and coronary disorders, an all round heart tonic must..For women, EP oil has been prescribed to help with menstrual pain and associated breast pain. It is a powerful regenerator of skin cells and can help scarring. EP oil has properties as an ant- flammatory and can assist with systems of rheumatoid arthritis. Further more research has found EP oil can help with impotence and infertility, alcohol withdrawal, depression, ADHA and chronic fatigue disorders.
Evening Primrose oil can be purchased as an oil or capsule, a good tip is to crack open a capsule and rub around eye area, and add to your moisturiser. You can purchase capsules in 500-1000mg depending on you DHA need. I add evening Primrose oil to my customers facial moisturizers to add nourishment and healing. Please contact me if you wish to purchase a moisturiser they are amazing if I do say so myself..’