O2B Evening Primrose Oil 160s

O2B EPO contains a powerhouse of nutrition that helps to promote skin renewal, regulate hormones, control inflammation, improve nerve function, and helps issues ranging from eczema, PMS to migraine headaches. O2B EPO is a potent health providing tool containing 1000mg of EPO per softgel capsule.

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Product Description

O2B EPO is high strength 1000mg of EPO, providing 100mg of GLA.

Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) is the oil from the seed of the Evening Primrose plant (Onagraceae Oneothera). Containing some the highest levels of the polyunsaturated fatty acid or essential fatty acid (EFA) GLA found in the plant world. Classed as an Omega 6 EFA, GLA is a powerful tool used by the body to control inflammation. As the body cannot manufacture EFA’s they must be sourced through diet or supplementation.

 

Support for:

  • Skin complaints like acne, dermatitis, eczema
  • Poor condition of nails and hair
  • PMT & PMS including breast tenderness
  • Peri-menopausal symptoms (hot flashes & irregular moods)
  • Joint mobility
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Irregular mood and depression
  • Poor immune system

 

Key Benefits:

  • Powerful anti-inflammatory
  • Nutrient dense
  • Rich in fatty acids & amino acids 
  • Promotes hormonal balance
  • Provides menopausal support
  • Supports immune function
  • Maintain and protects joint health and mobility
  • Nourishes and supports healthy skin

 

GLA and the 10 other fatty acids found in O2B EPO are essential for cellular structure and it’s this cellular support that is largely responsible for the remarkable healing properties of the plant. EPO also contains 7 out of the 9 essential amino acids and a further 7 amino acids (arginine, cysteine, phenylalanine, glycine, histadine, isoleucine, lucien, lysine, proline, lysine, threonine, tyrosine, valine) and an array of minerals including potassium, magnesium, manganese, copper, boron, iron, zinc, calcium and phosphorus.

O2B EPO’s powerhouse of nutrition helps to promote skin renewal, regulate hormones, control inflammation, improve nerve function, helping issues ranging from eczema, PMS to migraine headaches. Many recent clinical studies support the supplementation of EPO in specific health conditions, including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetic Neuropathy, Eczema and Breast Cancer. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

 

 

 

1. Zurier R B et al. gamma-Linolenic acid treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. (1996) No:39(11):1808-17
2. Cameron N E. et al; Essential fatty acid diet supplementation; Diabetes,(May 1991), 40:532-39
3. Worm M, Henz BM. Novel unconventional therapeutic approaches to atopic eczema.Dermatology. 2000;201(3):191-195.
4. Senapati S, Banerjee S, Gangopadhyay DN. Evening primrose oil is effective in atopic dermatitis: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2008 Sep-Oct;74(5):447-52
5. Menendez JA, del Mar Barbacid M, Montero S, et al. Effects of gamma-linolenic acid and oleic acid on paclitaxel cytotoxicity in human breast cancer cells. Eur J Cancer. 2001;37:402-413.
6. Miyake JA. Gamma-linolenic acid inhibits both tumour cell cycle progression and angiogenesis in the orthotopic C6 glioma model through changes in VEGF, Flt1, ERK1/2, MMP2, cyclin D1, pRb, p53 and p27 protein expression. Lipids Health Dis. 2009;8:8

 

Directions

DOSE:

Take 1-2 capsules daily or as directed by your health care professional.

 

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS: 

 

Each capsule contains: 

  • Evening Primrose Oil 1,000mg (GLA content 100mg)
  • Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol as antioxidant) 1mg


Free from:

Yeast, corn, wheat, gluten, artificial flavours or preservatives.

 

Precautions

CAUTIONS:

If taking prescription medication, pregnant, nursing or have known sensitivities please consult your health care professional before taking this product.

 

MEDICATION INTERACTIONS: 

  • Do not take if you are on Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet medication.
  • Taking Evening Primrose oil along with medications that also slow clotting may  increase the chance of bruising and bleeding.
  • Evening Primrose Oil supplements should not be taken if you suffer from a seizure disorder.
  • Stop taking at least  two weeks before surgery.


 

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