About Supplements.co.nz Clinicians Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg
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.
Evening Primrose Oil Benefits
Evening Primrose Oil Features
1 to 2 capsules, 2 to 3 times daily. As a maintenance dose, take 1 capsule once or twice daily.
Avoid using evening primrose oil in individuals with epilepsy as GLA is known to increase the incidence of seizures. Individuals with epilepsy may want to consider using Clinicians Krill Oil 500 or 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.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding – Clinicians Evening Primrose Oil is considered safe to use during these times.
Other fatty acids (including linolenic acid and oleic acid)
Should I take fish oil as well or is it too much?
Omega-3 from fish oil is also beneficial and should be taken in a ratio 1:3 with omega-6. Therefore taking fish oil helps to keep things in balance.
Does it have any omega-3 in it?
It has some omega-3, but is predominantly omega-6 including Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) which has numerous healthy properties.
Q. Is it cold pressed oil?
Can I take it alongside a multivitamin?
Yes, a daily multivitamin can be beneficial to fill dietary gaps, and ensure an adequate intake of key vitamins and minerals to support everyday health.
Can this be used during pregnancy and breast feeding?
Best to contact your health professional for case by case advice
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