Primrose Oil Benefits

Primrose oil have many benefits, it is used to relieve a variety of medical conditions. It is a natural Refined Vegetable Oil that exhibits a specific fatty acid distribution with high content in gamma – linolenic acid (GLA, an Omega-6), presenting a minimum 9 % GLA content. Gamma – linolenic acid is an important intermediary in the metabolic conversion of linolenic acid into Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) one of many prostaglandins which are interconvertible, and which modulate the action of many hormones.

Here are some of the benefits of primrose oil and how they should be used.

  • Adult Acne – Primrose oil can be used in 100-300 mg/day (1-3 capsules of 100mg each). It treats pimples, nodules, and blackheads. It also treats cystic acne caused by an infection deep underneath the skin. Keep skin from becoming overly dry, which is a common side effect of certain acne medications.
  • PMS – Primrose oil can be used in 3000 mg/day (3 capsules of 100 mg each). Take supplements for 6 weeks before seeing stable results. It decreases breast tenderness and cramps. It decreases mood swings.
  • PCOS – Primrose oil can be used in 1500 mg/day (2 capsules of 500 mg each). Start beginning on the first day of your menstrual cycle, until ovulation. It helps with irregular menstrual cycle, absent period, obesity, acne, balding.
  • Weight Loss – Primrose oil can be used in 3000-5000 mg/day (3-5 capsules of 1000 mg each). Phospholipids contained in EPO helps to dissolve the existing subcutaneous fat.

Primrose oil is an ideal ingredient that is easily incorporated in all kinds of cosmetics from rinse-off to leave-on products. Ideally suited for dry skin, sensitive skin and general skin care products.

27 Comments Add yours

  1. Pia Majumdar says:

    Very well done research, needed this today 🙂

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    1. Garima says:

      Thank you Pia. I am glad you liked it. Evening primrose oil is used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. .Women also use evening primrose oil for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), breast pain, endometriosis, and symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes. In foods, evening primrose oil is used as a dietary source of essential fatty acids.

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      1. Pia Majumdar says:

        I really didnt know of such benefits of this oil, but I know now. Thanks to you 🙂

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      2. Garima says:

        Glad I could help Pia.

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  2. Quite a new thing to read. Haven’t come across this Primrose oil. All we hear is the traditional palm oil, ground nut oil, olive alive etc. This is something new. Thanks for posting it.

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    1. Garima says:

      I am glad you got introduced to primrose oil. Evening primrose oil contains an omega-6 essential fatty acid that is necessary for good health. However, while there is some evidence that taking evening primrose oil supplements may benefit some health conditions, the study results are mixed

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  3. Yep. Any supplements do have skewed results. Owing to various factors viz. the nature of the body type, food habits, cultural differences etc.

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  4. meenawalia says:

    Any side effects of it ?

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    1. Garima says:

      None that I am aware of 🙂

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  5. inhiscare753 says:

    This is so helpful and informative.

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    1. Garima says:

      Thank you. I am glad you liked it. Women also use evening primrose oil for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), breast pain, endometriosis, and symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes. In foods, evening primrose oil is used as a dietary source of essential fatty acids. In manufacturing, evening primrose oil is used in soaps and cosmetics.

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      1. inhiscare753 says:

        Wow. Thanks for the information.

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      2. Garima says:

        Anytime. Glad you found it useful.

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  6. I am new to your blog but I found this very interesting. I think I would benefit from using it. Should I get it from the health food store or can I find it anywhere.

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    1. Garima says:

      You can find it online on amazon. I am glad you found my blog interesting. Thank you for stopping by and dropping a comment.

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    1. Garima says:

      I am glad you liked it. Evening primrose oil is the oil from the seed of the evening primrose plant. Evening primrose oil is used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis, weak bones (osteoporosis), Raynaud’s syndrome, multiple sclerosis (MS), Sjogren’s syndrome, cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease, a movement disorder in children called dyspraxia, leg pain due to blocked blood vessels (intermittent claudication), alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia.

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      1. Thanks! I get it for my wife and also my use!

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  7. gpavants says:

    Hi Garima,

    Sounds like good stuff. Thanks,

    Gary

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    1. Garima says:

      Thank you Gary. Glad you liked it. Primrose oil is native to Europe and North America. Evening primrose oil contains an omega-6 essential fatty acid that is necessary for good health.

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  8. ಅಂತರ್ಮುಖಿ says:

    Helpfull article 😊

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    1. Garima says:

      Glad you liked it. Thank you for stopping by.

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      1. ಅಂತರ್ಮುಖಿ says:

        😊👍

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