Evening primrose seeds are sources of an oil rich in gamma-linolenic fatty acid (a good omega 6). They have therefore been used for centuries to perform massages or in certain remedies. Their totally natural origin allows you to take full advantage of the active ingredients of the plant.
This vegetable oil is obtained by first cold pressing of the seeds, which are first extracted from the plant. This process makes it possible to offer it an excellent cosmetic and food quality.
The oil is extracted from the tiny seeds of the evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), a plant of North American origin. This oil contains gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an omega-6 fatty acid. GLA is directly linked to the production of type 1 prostaglandins (PGE1) to the detriment of type 2 (PGE2). Through this effect, it would therefore reduce the mechanisms that trigger inflammation.
What is PRANAROM Organic Evening Primrose Vegetable Oil used for?
Rich in antioxidants and omega 3-6-9, evening primrose oil protects against aging and strengthens nails, hair and skin.
Evening primrose seed oil is a source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA is part of the omega-6 fatty acid family. Ideal for women from 40 years old, or for all suffering skin. A precious and truly anti-ageing oil, to incorporate into your care or to consume as a supplement in the context of a healthy diet.
Evening primrose seeds give an oil rich in gamma-linolenic fatty acid (omega 6) used for centuries in massage or in remedies. The oil is reputed according to some to fight against chronic inflammation, but also the hormonal imbalances of pre-menopause.
Tips for using PRANAROM ORGANIC Evening Primrose Oil
Oral use: 10 g (1 tablespoon) per day.
Cosmetic use: Suitable for all skin types.
A healthy body produces the GLA it needs from linoleic acid obtained from polyunsaturated vegetable oils: sunflower, safflower, corn, soy, etc. However, in certain situations, the body would have trouble producing GLA: diabetes, eczema, premenstrual syndrome, hypercholesterolemia, excess alcohol, etc. This can also occur in the event of a deficiency in certain vitamins or minerals, in particular zinc. Hence the interest of evening primrose oil which contains GLA ready to be used. Note that the causal link between a reduced level of GLA and the development of these states is not established.
Composition of PRANAROM ORGANIC Evening Primrose Vegetable Oil
100% vegetable oil of: BIO Evening Primrose Oenothera biennis
Precautions for use
It is recommended not to exceed the recommended daily dose. This product should be kept out of the reach of children. It is a food supplement, which does not replace a varied and balanced diet or a healthy lifestyle. For better conservation, keep the bottle away from any source of light and heat, consuming it within 3 months after opening.
Advice from your pharmacist
In case of cholesterol: As part of an active life and a healthy and balanced diet, low in saturated fats and sugar, taking one to two teaspoons a day of evening primrose vegetable oil, always replacing another source of lipids is beneficial.