Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil
Helps provide nutritional support for the body's immune system and overall hormone funciton.
Supports healthy and well nourished skin, improved blood circulation, strengthens skin barrier function and improves blood circulation.
The omega-6 fatty acids are important for maintaining a healthy brain chemistry.
Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega-6 fatty acid most commonly found in the seeds of the evening primrose. Evening primrose has been used for centuries in homeopathic remedies and folk cures. GLA is essential for maintaining brain function, skeletal health, reproductive health and metabolism. The human body can not make GLA, so it must be obtained from outside sources.
Essential Fatty Acids have shown remarkable immune-modulating effects in several circumstances. One of the most important, GLA, is highly available from Evening Primrose. Immune cells contain high amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are involved in their responses to injury, infection or pathogens.
Evening Primrose oil is beneficial to the brain becuase of its omega-6 fatty acid content. Brain chemistry and functioning are dependant upon fatty acids for proper speaking, memory, motor skills and even cognitive decline. As a bonus the lipid profiles will also improve with the proper amounts of EFAs.