Evening Primrose Oil

Information about Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil uses

Evening Primrose Oil is used in the treatment of pain.

How evening primrose oil works

The GLA provided by evening primrose oil can be converted directly to the prostaglandin precursor di-homo-gamma-linolenic acid and might be beneficial to individuals unable to metabolize cis -linoleic acid to GLA or those with low dietary intake of cis -linoleic acid.

Common side effects of evening primrose oil

Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea, Stomach upset.

Available Medicine for Evening Primrose Oil

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)