Evening primrose oil (EPO) is sourced from the seeds of the evening primrose plant and is a very good source of gamma linolenic acid (GLA)or Omega 6, a fatty acid which is converted by the body into prostaglandin E1 and is unable to be manufactured by the body.
- Both Omega 3 and Omega 6 are unable to be synthesised in the body and must be supplemented externally.
- Evening primrose oil provides support for the hormonal system, the endocrine system the skin and the structural system.
- Other sources of GLA are black currant seed oil and borage oil.
- Ageing, glucose intolerance and a dietary intake high in fat are all thought to reduce GLA content in the body.
- It has been suggested that magnesium, zinc, vitamin C, Niacin and vitamin B6 should be supplemented with evening primrose oil.
Ethical Nutrients Primrose, Fish Oil & Vitamin E Capsules 60
Essential Fatty Acids with Vitamin E.$34.07 $29.30
Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Evening Primrose Oil Capsules 60
A high-strength source of Omega-6 Fatty Acid (Gamma linolenic acid).$26.86 $23.10
Thompsons Evening Primrose Oil Capsules 300
Relieves menstrual symptoms, Skin conditions and issists with mood.$69.00 $31.00
Thompsons Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 70
Relieves menstrual symptoms, Skin conditions and issists with moods.$35.53 $28.43
Go Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Softgels 220
New Zealand certified cold pressed evening primrose oil.$35.27 $24.69
Natures Own Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 50
Needed for the production of prostaglandins which are necessary for many biological functions.$16.25 $13.98
Natures Own Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 100
Needed for the production of prostaglandins which are necessary for many biological functions.$29.05 $24.98
Clinicians Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 90
A source of essential fatty acids.$23.90 $16.58
Comvita Royal Jelly & Evening Primrose Oil Capsules 300
Comvita Royal Jelly and Evening Primrose Oil is an interesting blend providing Omega 6 and the wide array of substances contained in Royal Jelly.$190.80 $163.82
Goodhealth New Zealand EPO Capsules 70
EPO benefits skin, hair and nails while promoting hormonal balance.$22.92 $19.71
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