I have never heard of this before and a friend told me to try it. What excatly does it do? Does it help with sex drive, bipolar disorder, makes me feeling better through the day nad help me sleep?
Evening primrose oil is the oil from the seed of the evening primrose plant. Evening primrose oil is used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis, weak bones (osteoporosis), Raynaud’s syndrome, multiple sclerosis (MS), Sjogren’s syndrome, cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease, a movement disorder in children called dyspraxia, leg pain due to blocked blood vessels (intermittent claudication), alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia.
Some people use evening primrose oil for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); asthma; nerve damage related to diabetes; an itching disorder called neurodermatitis; hyperactivity in children and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obesity and weight loss; whooping cough; and gastrointestinal disorders including ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and peptic ulcer disease.
The efficacy has not been established totally, however for more details please do seek advice form a doc/pharmacist before use, take care, be safe & well.
- Evening Primrose Oil Information for Consumers
- Evening Primrose Oil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
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