Evening Primrose is extracted from the seeds of the plant. It is a bright yellow edible plant that blooms in the evening and closes during the day. Other names are, Suncup and Fever Plant. Therapeutically, the flowers, seeds, fruit and roots of the Evening Primrose have been used for centuries.
Below is a list of
common uses :
reduce the effects of Acne, Eczema, Scaling, Redness and Itchy skin, Bruising
Evening Primrose oil is used in many creams,
moisturisers and face masks. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and
emollient properties which penetrate through the layers of skin, making it feel
softer and smoother. Its these properties that help combat the effects of the
above skin problems. Also, its essential fatty acids can help reduce the amount
of sebum present.
Evening Primrose oil is known to treat age
spots, wrinkles and dark circles and helps hydrate dry, red, itchy skin.
be effective in relieving the symptoms of Arthritis
The anti-inflammatory properties of Evening
Primrose makes it ideal for relieving the symptoms of arthritis, especially
rheumatoid. Ideal to use as a massage oil for this condition.
with the symptoms associated with PMS, Menopause, Breast Pain or Tenderness, Bloating and Mood Swings
Evening Primrose has long been used to help
people suffering from the above symptoms. Fluctuating hormone levels of
oestrogen and progesterone are usually the causes of PMS, cramps, menopausal
problems like hot flushes and mood swings. Using Evening Primrose can help
regulate the hormone levels. Massage oil containing Evening Primrose is ideal
Its rich in good Omega 3 that can help
reduce cholestrol and minimise the chances of stroke or heart problems caused
by high blood pressure.
Evening Primrose has also been used for
controlling weight, for asthma and coughs.
At Aroma Natural, Evening Primrose is one of
the oils that is blended into our Bath and Body Oil. You can reap the benefits of this
wonderful oil by adding a few drops of our Bath/Body Oil to your bath water or
using the oil every day massaged directly into your skin. Teas can be made
using Evening Primrose or it can be purchased in tablet form.
You can contact us at Aroma natural