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Evening Primrose Oil: Health Benefits, Uses and Interactions

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) is a medicinal herb which is usually taken as oil. The oil is rich in omega-6 fatty acids, especially linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid. There is a long list of medicinal claims associated with evening primrose oil. It has been used for years to treat a variety of health conditions ranging from gastrointestinal problems and neuralgia to asthma and whooping cough. Today, evening primrose oil is mainly used for skin problems […]