7 Things Women Should Know About Primrose Oil

 What is Primrose Oil?

Oenothera biennis is a flowering plant that is more commonly known as “evening primrose.” Primrose oil is extracted from the seeds of this plant and is valuable to women’s health in many different ways.

What are the benefits of Primrose Oil?

  1. Studies on the efficacy of evening primrose oil in women's health showed its therapeutic potential for PMS and mastalgia. It promotes prostaglandin E1 synthesis, thus alleviating symptoms commonly associated with PMS and menopause. 

  2. A clinical study for the relief of symptoms of menopause (precisely to control hot flashes) showed that the administration of this oil can decrease the intensity of attacks, improve social activity, and sexuality. 

  3. When consumed orally, it restores the balance of saturated/unsaturated fatty acids in the body.

  4. Primrose oil is believed to reduce sensitivity to steroid hormones, or prolactin, that cause breast pain during menstruation.

  5. A study has shown that primrose oil supplementation of breastfeeding mothers increased the content of human milk and did not cause adverse reactions in breastfed infants. 

  6. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve pain

  7. The effect in relieving menstrual pain, reducing inflammation, and balancing hormones leads to improved sleep.

Primrose oil is more compatible with the human body and has fewer side effects because it is natural. It contains many beneficial properties that can improve a woman’s well-being and general quality of life.