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Ingredient Focus: Evening Primrose Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Evening Primrose Oil

Latin Name: Oenothera biennis Like a great many carrier oils, Evening Primrose oil is a very unassuming ingredient but is actually very powerful - in fact it has been hailed as the most sensational preventative discovery since Vitamin C!  The remarkable healing properties of Evening Primrose Oil are attributed to the high concentrations of the fatty acid Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA) - only a few other plants contain a small amount of this.  Thanks to the high dosage of GLA it contains, Evening Primrose Oil, when taken either topically (to aid skin problems) or internally, can: Relieve discomfort associated with PMS,...

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