Evening Primrose Oil

 

The oil of evening primrose:

rich in polysaturated comega-6 fatty acids

  • which are necessary fatty acids that body needs to complete numerous functions including insulin absorption, regulating the heart, and regulating mood.
  • The body does not manufacture these fatty acids on its own, so they have to be taken as food or food supplements

rich in linoleic acid 

  • Linoleic acid is thought to help the body make use of insulin, regulate weight, and prevent cancer and heart disease.

gamma-linolenic acid (“GLA”)

  • GLA is thought to reduce swelling or irritation.

Natural Herb Guide. 2009. Evening Primrose. Retrived June 5, 2009 from http://www.naturalherbsguide.com/evening-primrose.html

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