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.
Pro-life Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg 200 Softgels
Great quantities of essential fatty acids within this beauty supplement.NZ $48.76 NZ $36.49
Pro-life Evening Primrose & Rosehip 100 Softgels
An essential beauty supplement.NZ $23.00 NZ $17.21
Pro-life Evening Primrose & Rosehip 200 Softgels
Essential beauty supplement.NZ $48.76 NZ $36.49
Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil + Vitamin B6 Capsules 200
Helps relieve premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms, maintains healthy skin and supports general health and wellbeing.NZ $39.95 NZ $37.38
Ethical Nutrients Primrose, Fish Oil & Vitamin E Capsules 60
Essential Fatty Acids with Vitamin E.NZ $34.07 NZ $30.22
Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Evening Primrose Oil Capsules 60
A high-strength source of Omega-6 Fatty Acid (Gamma linolenic acid).NZ $26.86 NZ $21.65
Thompsons Evening Primrose Oil Capsules 300
Relieves menstrual symptoms, Skin conditions and issists with mood.NZ $114.20 NZ $27.45
Thompsons Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 70
Relieves menstrual symptoms, Skin conditions and issists with moods.NZ $33.63 NZ $27.07
Nutralife Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules 180
To control inflammation and help maintain healthy skin and joints.NZ $47.90 NZ $27.62
Go Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Softgels 220
New Zealand certified cold pressed evening primrose oil.NZ $39.90 NZ $23.23
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