Clinicians Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg contains the omega-6 essential fatty acid (EFA), gamma linolenic acid (GLA). EFA deficiency can affect all organs in the body and is especially important for the health of the skin, the bronchial and circulatory system, hormonal balance, immune system balance and joint health.
Adults: 1 to 2 capsules, 2 to 3 times daily. As a maintenance dose, take 1 capsule once or twice daily.
Each gelatin capsule contains: Evening Primrose Oil 1000 mg Providing: Gamma Linolenic acid (GLA) 100 mg Other fatty acids (including linolenic acid and oleic acid) 900 mg Also contains: d-alpha tocopheryl, soybean oil No added: gluten, dairy, yeast, sugar, artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives.
Epilepsy - A study has shown that supplemental GLA may increase the tendency of epileptic patients to have seizures. Affected individuals may want to consider using omega - 3 (fish oil) as a source of essential fatty acids. Individuals on blood thinning medications such as warfarin should consult a health professional before taking evening primrose oil especially in high doses as it may affect blood clotting times. Pregnant or breast feeding women should consult a health professional before taking this product