EVENING PRIMROSE OIL – Oenothera biennis
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL
Botanical name: OENOTHERA BIENNIS
Part used: Seeds
Method: Cold pressed
Colour: Clear to pale yellow.
Fast absorption rate, leaving a slight trace of oil on the skin.
Evening Primrose is commonly taken orally in capsule form for many ailments. One of it's benefits are that it is very high in GLA fatty acids which is known to aid healing, especially of the skin.
Applied topically it is claimed to alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis, dermatitis and other skin disorders, and nourish and heal the skin, as well as regulate sebum production.
Do not use when pregnant as it is believed to have an effect on hormones.