Evening Primrose oil is a popular plant extract that is a great source of linoleic acid (LA). Each Capsule of our Evening Primrose oil capsules provides 730mg of Linoleic acid and 90mg of Gamma Linoleic acid (GLA). Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid that contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels – when a daily dose of 10g is consumed.
Essential fatty acids like linoleic acid are not produced by the body and must be consumed through food or supplements.
GLA is metabolised from LA within the body and is essential for the production of hormone like substances called prostaglandins.
Food sources of LA include Safflower, hemp and sunflower oils. Where food sources of GLA is hemp seed oil and human breast milk.
As a food supplement we recommend consuming 1 Softgel, 3 times daily. Best taken with food.
Each 1 Softgel serving provides:
Evening Primrose oil 1000mg
* Providing 730mg Linoleic Acid (LA) & 90mg Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA).
*Not Suitable for vegetarians / vegans.
Evening primrose oil, Gelatin, Glycerine, Purified water.
Manufactured on equipment which processes products containing nuts, milk, shellfish, fish & soya.