Evening Primrose by Now Foods is a formula based on Natural Evening Primrose Oil. Evening primrose oil is rich in polyunsaturated fats (goods fats) which we break down into: Linoleic acid (70%) Gamma linolenic acid (10%), both are Omega-6. Omega-6 fatty acids are indispensable for ensuring the health of the cellular membranes, maintaining and developing the nervous system, hormones and regulation of the coagulation processes.
Evening Primrose has an interesting amount of GLA (Gamma-Linoleic Acid). This acid is difficult to find in the vegetable kingdom, however, it is also found in the human organism and in superior animals, derived from the metabolism of linoleic acid. Linoleic acid cannot be synthesized by the body, which is why it is necessary to include it in the diet. It is also a component of vitamin F.
Evening primrose oil is recommended as a preventive measure against:
- Cardiovascular disorders and strokes.
- Pre-menstrual syndrome.
- Inflammatory problems.
- In the event of hypertension.
- Beneficial for improving acne, dandruff, skin, nails and hair.
- Reduces the levels of bad cholesterol and lipids in the blood.