Evening Primrose Oil is derived from the seeds of the evening primrose flower, a plant native to North America. It has long been harvested for its use in traditional medicine, before being brought back to Europe as a natural remedy during the 17th century.
Packed with omega-6 fatty acids, particularly gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), evening primrose oil is often recognised for its anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
Each softgel contains 500mg Evening Primrose Oil, providing 45mg GLA, and 325mg LA.
Swallow one softgel daily, with food or as advised by your healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed the stated daily intake.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet and a healthy lifestyle. Not suitable for children under the age of 12. If pregnant, breastfeeding or on medication, please consult a health professional before use. Discontinue use and seek medical advice if adverse reactions occur. This product is not suitable for vegetarians.
Store in a cool, dry place out of the sight and reach of children. For best before end date, see label.
Evening Primrose Oil (9% Gamma-Linolenic Acid, 65% Linoleic Acid), Capsule Shell (Gelatin [Bovine], Glycerine, Purified Water).
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Unlock the power of wellness with Evening Primrose Oil from Sealions.
For those seeking a natural approach to a healthy lifestyle and well-being, Evening Primrose Oil is a popular choice delivering holistic solutions.
Sealions' Evening Primrose Oil is sourced from the finest Evening Primrose seeds, ensuring purity and potency in every capsule. Each serving contains 500mg of pure Evening Primrose Oil (9% Gamma-Linolenic Acid and 65% Linoleic Acid), providing you with a convenient way to incorporate this beneficial supplement into your daily routine.
What is Evening Primrose Oil?
Evening Primrose Oil is a natural dietary supplement designed to supplement a balanced diet. It's derived from the seeds of the Evening Primrose plant (Oenothera biennis) and the oil is revered for its rich content of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential omega-6 fatty acid noted for its various health benefits.
Health Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil
- Hormonal balance: Evening primrose oil has been shown to help regulate hormonal fluctuations throughout your monthly cycle, making it particularly beneficial for women dealing with PMS or menopause symptoms, providing relief from symptoms such as breast pain, cramps and mood swings.
- Menopause: Women transitioning through menopause often experience hot flashes and night sweats caused by hormonal fluctuations. Evening primrose oil's GLA content can help manage these symptoms by influencing hormone regulation.
- Skin health: The anti-inflammatory and moisturising properties of evening primrose oil can help maintain clear and radiant skin, potentially alleviating conditions like acne and eczema. By addressing the underlying inflammation and providing hydration, evening primrose oil can help soothe the skin, reduce itching, and contribute overall skin health.
- Joint comfort: By reducing inflammation, evening primrose oil can help ease joint pain and discomfort, promoting better joint mobility and flexibility.
- Cognitive function: The omega-6 fatty acids present in evening primrose oil are essential components of brain cell membranes. By improving oxygen and nutrient delivery to brain cells, evening primrose oil can enhance memory, focus, and overall cognitive performance.
- Heart health: Evening primrose oil can contribute to cardiovascular well-being by helping to reduce blood pressure, regulate cholesterol levels and supporting healthy blood vessel function. Its anti-inflammatory properties may also indirectly benefit heart health.
- Nervous system support: GLA, found abundantly in evening primrose oil, plays a crucial role in nerve function and transmission. This helps maintain a healthy nervous system and addresses symptoms of nerve-related conditions.
- Hair and scalp health:The nourishing properties of evening primrose oil extend to the scalp, promoting healthy hair growth and minimising issues like dandruff. By moisturising the scalp and enhancing circulation and hair follicle strength, can lead to thicker, stronger, more lustrous and vibrant hair.
- Bone health: Evening primrose oil's anti-inflammatory effects also extend to bone health. By reducing inflammation in the body, it can contribute to maintaining strong and healthy bones.
- Immune system support: The immune system relies on a healthy balance of essential fatty acids, found in evening primrose oil. By supporting the immune system's function, this supplement can help the body's natural defence mechanisms.
- Sleep quality: Evening primrose oil has been shown to reduce anxiety and induce relaxation which both contribute to improved sleep quality. By promoting a sense of calmness and tranquillity, this mighty supplement could help you fall asleep more easily and enjoy a more restful night's sleep.
It's important to note that while these benefits are supported by research and anecdotal evidence, individual responses can vary. Before incorporating evening primrose oil into your wellness routine, consulting a healthcare professional is advisable, especially if you have specific health concerns or are taking other medications.
Incorporating Evening Primrose Oil Into Your Wellness Routine
Sealions' softgel Evening Primrose Oil Capsules each contain 500mg evening primrose oil, providing 45mg GLA, and 325mg LA.
Potential side effects and considerations
While generally safe for most people when taken in recommended doses, it is important to be aware of some potential side effects and considerations when taking evening primrose oil, such as:
- Mild side effects: Some people may experience mild side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and headache. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own.
- Serious side effects: In rare cases, these food supplements can cause serious side effects, such as allergic reactions, seizures, and liver damage.
- Interactions with medications: Evening primrose oil can interact with certain medications, such as blood thinners, anticonvulsants, and antidepressants. If you are taking any medications, talk to your doctor before taking evening primrose oil.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Evening primrose oil is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding as there isn't enough research to know if it is safe for these populations.
- Other considerations: Evening primrose oil can increase the risk of bleeding. If you have a bleeding disorder, talk to your doctor before taking it.
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At just £4.00 for a 90-day supply, you can afford to take care of your health and beauty, naturally. From hormonal balance to skin radiance, incorporating this elixir from nature into your daily routine could be the key to unlocking a world of well-being.
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Full Nutritional InformationPer 1 softgel / %NRV*
*Nutrient Reference Value**No NRV Established
Evening Primrose Oil 500mg / **
Providing GLA 45mg / **
Providing LA 325mg / **
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