Evening Primrose Oil 1,000mg
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People use Evening Primrose Oil for hormonal balancing and skin health.
For centuries, Evening Primrose Oil has been used to provide nutritional support for women due to its hormonal balancing properties. It has been traditionally used to help support the symptoms of PMS, menopause, and infertility. It has also been suggested that it plays a major role in promoting smooth, healthy-looking skin.**
Evening Primrose Oil is one of the most concentrated sources of Gamma Linolenic Acid. Many factors can affect the body’s ability to convert Linoleic Acid into GLA. These include aging, intake of certain nutrients such as zinc, B6, magnesium, biotin and calcium, stress, and cholesterol levels. Therefore supplementing with Evening Primrose Oil, a natural source of GLA, can be so important for overall women’s health.**
These easy-to-swallow soft gels are a natural source of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid). Our Evening Primrose Oil contains one of the most biologically active forms of this Omega-6 fatty acid available today. The Evening Primrose Oil used for Vitamin World is 100% pure, solvent free, cold pressed and void of hexane and other solvent residues. Both potencies (1000 mg, or 1300 mg) deliver 9% GLA content, which helps to deliver an amount of GLA needed for achieving beneficial results.
100% solvent free. Gluten Free.
- Supplement Facts
- Serving Size 1 Softgel
- Servings Per Container: 120
- Amount Per Serving / Percent Daily Value
- Calories 10
- (Calories from Fat 10
- Total Fat1 g 2%**
- (Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g ***
- Evening Primrose Oil 1,000 mg (1 g) ***
- Cis-Linoleic Acid (LA) 680 mg ***
- Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) 90 mg ***
- **Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
- ***Daily Value not established.
Tips and Tricks
✓ May relieve PMS symptoms of depression, irritability and bloating.
✓ Reduces hot flashes and night sweats due to menopause.
✓ EPO may also boost fertility in women by balancing hormones.
Q. What is Evening Primrose Oil used for?
A. Most people take an Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) supplement because of its high content of gamma linoleic acid (GLA). GLA is commonly used to aid skin health and hormonal balancing. It has been suggested that EPO may help eczema and psoriasis. As a healthy fatty acid, it is also helpful for heart health similar to the benefits found in DHA and EPA in fish oil.
Q. Can evening primrose oil help with Diabetes?
A. GLA soothes damaged nerve symptoms; therefore it may relieve nerve pain associated with diabetes.
Q. Can GLA help with weight loss?
A. GLA (gamma linoleic acid) is in many different weight loss products. GLA is an Omega fatty acid. Balancing your Omega 3 and Omega 6 intake may reduce the risk of Obesity.
WHOLE FOOD SOURCES
Foods that are high in GLA (gamma linoleic acid):