The oil from this plant is high in gamma linoleic oil (GLA) , an essential fatty acid that is converted to prostaglandins in the body. Prostaglandins are hormones necessary for many important bodily functions. Evening Primrose Oil is most often used in the relief of premenstrual syndrome, to maintain healthy skin, and prevent heart disease and stroke.
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