Evening Primrose Benefits & Information

Latin Name

Oenothera biennis

Origin

China

Parts Used

Leaves, flowers, seeds and roots

Traditional Use and Health Benefits
This light clear oil is good for all skin types, it is anti-inflammatory and can be used to treat eczema, psoriasis, dry skin, ageing and damaged skin.   It is used internally to bring relief to the symptoms of PMT.
Typical Use

Use about 10% Evening primrose oil to 90% of a lighter carrier oil such as Wheatgerm, Sweet Almond or Grapeseed oil.

Evening Primrose
Constituents

Evening primrose oil contains GLA (9-11%) linoleic acid (65-70%) oleic acid (8-12%)