Evening Primrose Carrier Oil

£10.04 £81.55

Traditionally used to balance

Yellow in colour and oxidizes on exposure to air and light, like borage, the oil is highly unsaturated and is more reactive and less stable than other oils.

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Description

Evening Primrose | Latin Name: Oenothera biennis | Family: Onagraceae | Extraction: Cold Pressed | Plant Part: Seeds

Yellow in colour and oxidizes on exposure to air and light, like borage, the oil is highly unsaturated and is more reactive and less stable than other oils.

Evening Primrose is Native to North America it was introduced to Europe in 1619 as well as being cultivated in the UK. With golden yellow flowers which bloom in the early evening and then soon die which then lead to the formation of pods containing tiny seeds. These plant can grow almost anywhere, by riverbeds, mountains, seashores even in the desert, though the blooms do not last long it is a hardy little plant.

Properties

Evening Primrose oil has many fantastic properties: very useful for dry skin, dandruff, psoriasis and eczema. The oil accelerates the healing of wounds and works great for anti-wrinkle preparations as it helps repair and maintain healthy skin tissue. Due to its high contents in Vitamin F, it can help ease painful periods.

Method of Use

15 drops of Essential Oil to every 50mls off Carrier Oil or Base Product.


Massage Blend for Painful Periods


25ml of Evening Primrose Carrier Oil
25ml of Passion Flower Carrier Oil

6 Drops Clary Sage Essential Oil
6 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
3 Drops Rose Otto Essential Oil


Apply a small amount to the area needed and rub into stomach and bottom back area, use when needed.

Take your Carrier Oils and mix together. Then add in your Essential Oils one by one and mix well.

Herbal Tradition & Folklaw

Native Americans used the seeds when healing wounds, as well as leaves, grass and roots. up to the 19th century pickled roots, were eaten as an aperitif in Germany, though all parts of the plant are edible and the boiled young roots may be eaten hot or cold.

Safety Data & MSDS

Oral intake of the oil is not recommended for long periods of time due to its high GLA content.

Some reports of headaches, migraines and nausea when taking evening primrose oil.

This is a fragile oil sensitive to heat, light and oxygen and must be stored in a cool dark place.

Evening Primrose MSDS

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