Evening Primrose Oil or EPO is the oil extracted from the Evening Primrose flowers and is rich in Omega 6 including Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA) and Linoleic Acid (LA) both of which are necessary fatty acids that the body cannot generate and are base substances for the generation of Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) which affects the hormones and influences the many functionalities of the body. PGE1 deficiency can result in arthritis and muscle contraction especially for women during period. Omega 6 (GLA, LA) is also a part of cell membranes helping retain moisture resulting in smoother, brighter, and more youthful skins.
EPO helps ease the premenstrual syndrome difficulties and brightens up the skins and retains moisture resulting youthful and brighter skins. Those during menopause can also benefits greatly from EPO as the estrogen level decrease can result in mild fever, insomnia, emotional instability, and dried uterus as well as osteoporosis, heart disease, blood vessel deterioration and dried skins.
Benefits of EPO