evening primrose oil


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evening primrose oil

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(Complementary Medicine) an oil, obtained from the seeds of the evening primrose, that is claimed to stimulate the production of prostaglandins
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Patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome treated for two months with evening primrose oil.
Some of these seizures developed in people with a previous seizure disorder, or in people taking evening primrose oil in combination with anesthetics.
Also little evidence is there one way or another for dong quai, evening primrose oil, wild yam, chaste tree, hops, or sage.
Evening Primrose oil is an extremely rich source of this hard-to-find EFA.
Bromocriptine: Women who haven't responded to treatment with evening primrose oil may be prescribed bromocriptine.
A rich source of essential fatty acids, it contains organic avocado oil, golden flaxseed oil, evening primrose oil, hemp seed oil and pumpkin seed oil and has proven effective in the treatment of rosacea with improvements in flushing, redness and spots after three weeks.
Evening Primrose Oil is also a good hormone balancer, which could help with cravings for those naughty foods.
A clinical pharmacist in Los Angeles, Shapiro offers practitioners guidelines for integrating natural products--including vitamins, soy and whey protein supplements, fish oils, dong quai, evening primrose oil, pygeum, stinging nettle, etc.
The winner will star in a national advertising campaign for Efamol evening primrose oil.
Makers of Efamol, made from evening primrose oil, are looking for an everyday woman with natural beauty and a glowing complexion to be the face of billboards and newspaper adverts.
Evening Primrose Oil was the easy, inexpensive way to control my Raynaud's, and it works within one half hour of taking it.
I frequently suggest evening primrose oil for skin conditions (including brittle nails and hair), arthritis, autoimmune disorders, and premenstrual syndrome," he says on drweil.