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Evening Primrose Oil- 500mg

Rich source of omega 6 fatty acids GLA and LA to support women's health. Read full description
180 capsules
(€0.09 per capsule)
Key features
  • Contains 50mg of the fatty acid GLA (gamma linolenic acid)
  • Taken to support women's health
  • Suitable For vegetarians and vegans
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  • For vegetariansFor vegetarians
  • Gelatin freeGelatin free
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    What is evening primrose oil?

    The evening primrose plant was first introduced to Europe in the 17th century where it was soon nicknamed the 'King's cure-all'. In North America however, indigenous tribes had already been using the plant as a food and medicinal crop for hundreds of years. The oil is obtained from the evening primrose Oenothera biennis L., a wild plant native to northern America that bears no relation to the UK's native wild primrose. The beautiful evening primrose flower blooms for a single day, but the oil from its seeds helps you bloom year after year. The plant produces an oil rich in the omega 6 fatty acids GLA (gamma linolenic acid) and LA (linoleic acid).

    Why choose Healthspan's Evening Primrose Oil 500mg capsules?

    We make our capsules using evening primrose oil extracted only by mechanical compression, without the use of heat or solvents, ensuring an optimum purity and a high content of the beneficial omega 6 fatty acids GLA and LA. We also make our capsules small so are easy for you to swallow. LA is an essential fatty acid which the body cannot produce so we must obtain through diet. You must ensure the right levels of Evening Primrose Oil are taken in order to reap its benefits. Our nutritionists advise 1,000mg per day as a cosmetic supplement, and 2,000mg (four capsules) per day over a period of three to four months as an ideal intake. Up to six capsules daily may be taken before the onset of periods.


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    Information table

    ActivesPer capsule
    Evening Primrose Oil500mg
    providing Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids350mg
    of which LA300mg
    and GLA50mg
    Mixed Tocopherols1mg

    Ingredients and potential allergens

    Evening Primrose Oil, Capsule Shell (Starch, Glycerin, E420, Carrageenan, Glyceryl Monostearate, Carnauba Wax), Antioxidant: Mixed Tocopherols.

    Directions of use

    Swallow two capsules daily with water. Up to six capsules daily may be taken before the onset of periods. Can be taken at the same time or as a divided dose. Recommended intake should not be exceeded.

    Warnings and additional information

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

    Store in a cool dry place, in original packaging, out of sight and reach of young children.

    If you experience an adverse reaction, stop taking the supplement and seek medical advice.

    We're all different. Sometimes a supplement will suit one person but not another. If a product doesn't suit you, stop taking it and we'll be delighted to help you find an alternative.

    Made in Switzerland for Healthspan Ltd PO Box 64 Guernsey GY1 3BT

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