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Evening Primrose Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Evening Primrose Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Evening Primrose Oil
Botanical Name
Evening Primrose Oil

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Evening Primrose Oil

Avoid its use during pregnancy.
It may increase the chance of Bleeding. Patients suffering from Bleeding Disorders should avoid taking this herb. Stop its usage at least 2 weeks before and after a scheduled surgery.
Patients with a history of Epilepsy and Schizophrenia should avoid taking this herb.
Before taking any herb it is advised to consult a health care practitioner.

Drug Interaction :
If you are taking Evening Primrose Oil then do not take Anticoagulant medications as Evening Primrose Oil contains Gamma Linolenic Acid which slows down the Blood Clotting process and may increase the chances of Bruising and Bleeding.
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Evening Primrose Oil is extracted from the Evening Primrose Seeds.
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Materia Medica for Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil General

Evening Primrose Oil is processed from the Evening Primrose seeds.
It is a rich source of Gamma-Linolenic Acid. It takes a good care of the Heart. It eases Nerve Pain, Inflammation and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Deficiency of GLA causes Diabetic Neuropathy. Evening Primrose Oil help maintain the level of GLA in the body.
It is a good remedy to cure Skin related problems like Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne. It clears the pores and nourishes the skin. It keeps your oil levels balanced. It works by forming an oily layer on the skin that prevents loss of water in the upper layer of the skin. It increases circulation of Blood to the surface of the skin.
It helps to reduce Premature Aging symptoms like Fine Lines, Age Spots, and Wrinkles. It can also be used as a sunscreen.
It is Antiinflammatory in nature and is useful for Gout and Fatigue. It relieves Pain and Swelling.
It stimulates the Blood Flow to the penile region and acts as a Uterine Stimulant. It controls the regulation of hormones.
Besides, it also helps in losing weight.
The Essential Fatty Acids nourishes the nails, Scalp, and Hair. It prevents nails from cracking and enhances the Hair growth. It strengthens the roots
It also reduces the symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome.
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Evening Primrose Oil for Diabetic Neuropathy

Evening Primrose Seed Oil contains Gamma Linolenic Acid which eases Nerve pain associated with Diabetes.
Consume 270 mg of Evening Primrose Seed Oil capsule, once a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Intermittent Claudication 3

Apply one teaspoon of Evening Primrose Oil followed by four drops of Geranium Essential Oil over the affected areas and massage it. Repeat the process three times a day as needed to get relief.
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Sioctober ( USA / TN )
09 Nov 2017
Does this reduce DHT and help hair growth?
05 Apr 2019
Not very well
Look up scalp and hair.
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