Evening primrose plant is native to North America but also found in Europe. The seeds of this plant are collected to dry and then oil can be extracted from its seeds. This oil is rich in omega-6 essential fatty acids, linolenic acid and GLA (gamma linolenic acid). It is commercially prepared through a typical standardization to 8% GLA and 72% linolenic acid. Both of them are essential elements of myelin, which works as a protective coating all around the neuronal cell membrane and nerve fibers. The various health issues that can be treated with this oil are:

  • Nerve pain, eczema, and osteoporosis
  • Asthma
  • ADHD
  • Hepatitis B
  • High cholesterol
  • Liver cancer
  • Breast pain
  • Obesity
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic arthritis

How primrose oil helps women in various issues:

Evening primrose oil helps in PMS: According to the report of some women, the PMS (premenstrual syndrome) symptoms can be reduced by evening primrose oil. This particular oil may be effective in relieving symptoms like feelings of depression, breast tenderness, bloating as well as swelling associated with fluid retention, irritability etc. There is no specific and recent evidence in order to support the roles associated with evening primrose oil in PMS.

Evening primrose oil helps in osteoporosis :Evening primrose oil may be taken with calcium and fish oil by the older people to combat with osteoporosis. The particular combination may decrease bone loss as well as enhance bone density. Further research is essential in order to determine its independent role for various health issues.

Increases fertility:

The rate of infertility continues to increase around the world. The foremost reason is the toxic environment polluting the body and undermining precious functions, such as fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth.

The presence of an omega-3 fatty acid and GLA overcome issues of infertility. Cervical fluid is essential for allowing the sperm to float freely through the cervix.  Experiencing a healthy pregnancy is tough for women with little or no cervical fluid as the sperms face trouble moving and there may be a lack of genial environment for the sperm to perpetuate themselves. To intensify cervical mucus, the suggested dosage is 500 milligrams of evening primrose oil, taken three times a day. If outcome is not per expectation just double your dose during the next cycle.

These essential fatty acids lead to the contraction and relaxation of muscle tissue, and this helps the uterine muscles to be ready for pregnancy. Intake of evening primrose oil laden with rich content of fatty acid is best only on conceiving naturally.

Common issues like skin, hair, and muscle pain are the most dominant problems in our society. We can get a release from these issues by applying primrose oil. We can also take this oil orally or by putting it on salads. This allows us to nourish internally.