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EVENING PRIMROSE OIL & 10 mg Vitamine E - 月見草屬
Oenothera biennis


Disorders associated with menopause, depression, hormonal imbalance, problems with skin and skin elasticity, tension of the breasts, impotence, frigidity, prostate disorders ...


Composition :
100% Oenothera biennis oleum + 10 mg Vit. E - 510 mg

Part used :
Seeds (cold pressed oil)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis), also known as Evening Star, Hog Weed or Sun Drop, is a medicinal herb and member in the Willowherb or Evening Primrose family (Onagraceae), native to eastern and central North America, from Newfoundland west to Alberta, southeast to Florida and southwest to Texas, and widely naturalized elswhere in temperate and subtropical regions.

The Evening Primrose has a life span of only two years (biennial), growing to 30 – 150 cm (12–59in) tall. The leaves are lanceolate, 5 – 20 cm (2.0–7.9in) long and 1 – 2.5 cm (0.39–0.98in) wide, produced in a tight rosette the first year and spirally on a stem in the second year.

Blooming lasts from late spring to late summer. The flowers are hermaphrodite, produced on a tall spike and only last until the following noon. They open visibly fast every evening, producing a interesting spectacle, hence the name ‚evening primrose‘.

The flowers are yellow, 2.5 – 5 cm (0.98–2.0in) diameter, with four bilobed petals. The flower structure has a bright nectar guide pattern. This pattern, however, is apparent only under ultraviolet light and visible to its pollinators (moths, butterflies and bees).

Cold-pressed oil from the plant is rich in linoleic acid, gamma-linolenic acid and dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, all of which may have a regulatory effect on the hormone system. These bio-active substances stimulate sebaceaous secretion and other functions of the skin, slowing down premature aging and making it more elastic. Evening Primrose oil contains 6-9% of prostaglandine (PG1), highly unsaturated fatty acids which in this concentration are found only in Borage (Borago officinalis). Prostaglandines are essential for a healthy, balanced hormone system; the body produces PG1 until the age of about 30-35 years, after which the production slows down and the skin begins to age (‘mature’). Hormonal imbalances and dry skin may follow suit – a process which may be significantly delayed with the use of prostaglandines. A rejuvenating program with Evening Primrose oil (or Borage oil) as a food supplement, once or twice yearly, is therefore recommended (from 50 onward, daily supplement intake is recommended).

A daily regime of Evening Primrose oil is also advised to treat recurring migraines, depression, dry eczema, metabolic disorders and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In addition, Evening Primrose oil inhibits allergic reactions, due to beta-linolenic acid which regulates the prostaglandin metabolism and stimulates production of body hormones. This effect is also beneficial for the prevention and treatment of prostate disorders; in combination with vitamin E, this effect is enhanced even more.



Take 2-6 capsules daily, with plenty of water, optionally alternating with Borage oil (Borago officinalis).