Evening Primrose Oil Benefits – Evening Primrose Oil for Skin
We use Certified Organic Supercritical CO2 Extract of Evening Primrose.
Evening Primrose Plant Description & History
Extracted from the seeds of the Evening primrose plant, who’s flowers only open in the evening, hence its name. The plant is originally from America, introduced to Europe in 1619.
Evening Primrose oil has been heralded for centuries for its healing properties of a number of ailments, it was once known as “the King’s cure-all” and “nature’s healer”.
Used for millennia by the Native Americans for treatments ranging from wounds to breathing problems. It is now used to aid hormonal skin problems, which it can help due to its high Gamma Linolenic Acid (omega 6) levels.
Evening Primrose Oil for Skin
Evening Primrose Oil is nutrient-dense; with antioxidant vitamins, minerals, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 & E, and Omega 6 & 9 Essential Fatty Acids. Evening Primrose Oil benefits all skin types having excellent moisturising, age-defying and skin-softening properties. It is used to reduce blemishes, wrinkles, inflammation and redness. It aids skin cell repair & rejuvenation, and increases elasticity and firmness, leaving skin smooth. Blue Labelle uses an organic CO2 extract which produces a fuller profile of the plant’s composition, and is extracted at a cool temperature.
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