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Evening Primrose Oil Capsules - 1000mg

Rich source of Omega-6 fatty acids to support women’s health

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  • Contains the essential fatty acid GLA
  • NOT extracted by solvents
  • Each capsule contains 10mg of Vitamin E
  • Cold-pressed - mechanically extracted

Supplement Description

What is Evening Primrose Oil (EPO)?

Evening Primrose's special property is the oil in its seeds which contains Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA). GLA is an Omega-6 essential fatty acid which must be obtained from our diet. It plays an essential role in the body helping to regulate many body functions such as blood pressure and the reproductive cycle - this happens because GLA is essential in production of certain hormones (prostaglandins).

Why take Evening Primrose Oil?

Evening Primrose Oil is popular for women to be taken around the time of their period or during the menopause. It is also popular with anyone wanting to maintain healthy skin.

Our high-potency 1000mg capsule provides 9% of the free fatty acid content as GLA (80mg) - together with 10mg of antioxidant Vitamin E. As well as being a beneficial antioxidant to the body which protects our cells from oxidative stress, the Vitamin E also protects and stabilises the GLA from oxidative stress which helps it last and remain fresher for longer.

There are two methods of extracting the oil from the Evening Primrose seeds. The first is chemical extraction by using solvents and the second is mechanically by cold pressing the seeds - this is a method similar to the extraction of extra virgin ollive oil.  Our cold pressed evening primrose oil capsules are not subjected to chemical solvent extraction.

Quality assured and tested for guaranteed strength

As with all our products, these Evening Primrose Oil capsules are extensively tested to ensure that the GLA level we claim on the labels is the minimum amount present in the capsule. The levels we quote are guaranteed to be accurate at the end of their best before date and as the GLA levels will slowly drop over time this means when they are manufactured the levels will typically be even higher than our Nutritional Profile guarantees.

Top tip: If you are looking for higher levels of GLA then you should consider Just Vitamins Starflower Oil, as it contains 20% naturally occuring GLA.

Nutritional Information

One Evening Primrose Oil capsule provides:   % NRV
Vitamin E 10mg 83
Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg
  providing:  
  Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) 80mg
     9% of Fatty Acids as GLA    

NRV = Nutrient Reference Value

Allergen Advice

Any allergens are highlighted in bold in the ingredients list.

Cautions / Possible Side Effects

Do not Evening Primrose Oil use if under medical supervision, or with epilepsy without consulting a medical practitioner.

List of Ingredients

Cold-pressed Evening Primrose Seed Oil, Gelatin, Glycerine, Vitamin E (DL Alpha Tocopherol Acetate).

Dosage / Suggested Intake

Swallow one to two Evening Primrose Oil capsules per day with food, or as directed by your health professional.

Capsule Size

24mm x 9mm capsule

Legal Category

Food Supplement

Customer Reviews for Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg

The views expressed below are the personal opinion of Just Vitamins customers. Just Vitamins does not endorse these views, nor should they be regarded as health claims or medical advice. All reviews are collected and verified as genuine by a 3rd party called Feefo.

Overall product rating 9.6 / 10 - 112 customers have independently reviewed and recommend Evening Primrose Oil from 112 reviews (showing latest 50 reviews)
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Service Rating: Excellent service and quick delivery to Macedonia. Really good quality of the product.
Product: Very satisfied with the quality of this product. Will order again.
Service Rating: Jeg har været meget tilfreds de to gange jeg har handlet der. Der er hurtig ekspedition/ afsendelse.
Vil gerne handle der igen.
Vil gerne anbefale andre til at handle der.
Product: Syntes min hud er blevet blødere.
Good service. Free delivery
Would recommend them
Really good service
Service Rating: Timely response and delivery. Good customer support.
Product: It's a nice supplement. My mother uses these.
Wonderful products and service. Have used them for many years and will continue to do so.
Some products went missing and they replacedo them with no problems.
Service Rating: Satisfied with the service, the delivery was as expected for Macedonia, it normally takes quite long.
Product: The primrose oil is of excellent quality, so I plan to order again.
Service Rating: Excellent service and product. Would recommend to others.
Product: Good product. Excellent service.
Service was swift. Goods were safely packaged.
Service Rating: Speed of delivery in tidy package
Product: Excellent product delivered quickly
det ser ud som om alt virker, fik min pakke (godt nok noget forsinket) det var nok posten der gik galt!
Very happy price and delivery service was guickwill be reordering from this company thanku
Service Rating: Your items are good value for money, and it was easy to order. The order arrived quite quickly, and in good condition.
Product: They are easily swallowed and were recommended by my doctor.
Service Rating: Quickly supplied and well packaged.
Product: Does just what it says on the Pac.
Good service. Fast delivery. Good products
Good value for money and good stuff!
Good packaging Arrived on time
Service Rating: You can rely on Just Vitamins
Product: I was advised to take EPO to help my poor nails and hair. I do think I am starting g to see some benefit.
Very efficient and speedy service
Always rapid delivery to Spain and quality products with reasonable prices
Conveniently fits through letterbox, timely dispatch, value for money.
Lots of choice and information on all the products and fast delivery. I will definitely be ordering from you again.
Service Rating: Prompt and efficient service. Very good.
Product: Good packaging and easy to take. I am taking this to help well with symptoms of the menopause, especially hot flushes and mood swings.
Service Rating: Very good
Product: Very good product I think
Very prompt delivery and excellent service. Will always order from them. Good prices too compared to other retailers.
Service Rating: Fast delivery, great prices. Full selection of vitamins, cheaper than their rivals!
Product: So far so good....need more time to get into my body though
Service Rating: I have never ever been disappointed or let down by Just Vitamins. I'm not quite sure how I found them, Google maybe.....but I'm glad I did.
Product: I'm taking these to help my hair and nails. Haven't been on them long enough to comment yet I'm afraid.
Service Rating: Quick delivery and very competitive prices. Many thanks.
Product: I don't think my mood swings are as horrendous since I've been trying to take these together with Starflower Oil.
Service Rating: Reliable good quality
Fast delivery
Product: Good reliable
Fast delivery
Quality product
Service Rating: Amazing value for a great product and very quick delivery!
Product: Fantastic product. I've used this for a few years now and it's great.
Service Rating: I can always rely on just vitamins to deliver promptly. The price is right with excellent quality. Well done to them.
Product: Advised by surgeon to take in 1991 and have taken them ever since. Very good for painful boobs and lovely skin
Always good value and delivered well packaged and quickly.
Service Rating: Always been spot on since 2000
Product: As always excellent service and products
Very good quick service thankyou Will use again when we need more supplies and we have recommended you to friends here in france

thanks
Service Rating: Best value and speedy delivery, the service I always expect and always receive.
Product: An aid to slow down the alopecia I experience connected to my SLE
The service is great as usual. They are very consistent in the fast delivery and smooth communication.
Service Rating: Fast delivery and a good price Product: Too early to tell if they are of benefit at the moment
Brilliant
Service Rating: Have used Just Vitamins for several years and always very happy with their service
Product: Excellent product, in letter box friendly packaging. Have taken Evening Primroae for PMT peri menopause symptoms
Website easy to use and everything arrived in good condition and on time.
Service Rating: Never a foot wrong
Product: Always helpful for women,
excellent
Service Rating: A company that gives a prompt delivery of items ordered ,would recommend their products ,have become a regular customer .
Product: Both my wife and I take this product because we feel it helps keep us healthy
Service Rating: Always reliable delivery date
Product: J have no idea whether this poduct is effective for men - merely a belief based on media reports.
Service Rating: Quick delivery to sunny Spain.
Product: My wife has been using it for years. .
Service Rating: Exactly as described
Product: Exactly as described
Service Rating: Reliable quick service to receive all products
Product: First class product and reasonably priced
Service Rating: What a company, Delivery cost to Spain very cheap & excellent delivery times.
Product: My Wife swears by them, top grade capsules.
Service Rating: The just vitamins service is brilliant as usual regular patron
Product: Product now being used cannot comment in the effects as yet
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