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Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

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Evening primrose oil exhibits soothing and moisturizing properties and is gentle enough for use on sensitive or prematurely ageing skin. It is reputed to moisturize, enhance elasticity and improve the texture of flaking or peeling skin. This makes it an ideal ingredient in formulations for mature skin. With astringent and softening properties, evening primrose promotes the look of a healthy, clear and rejuvenated complexion with enhanced radiance. By addressing roughness, wrinkles, redness, dryness, and irritation, it is reputed to soothe skin afflicted with acne, eczema and psoriasis. When used in the hair, evening primrose oil is known to hydrate and nourish the scalp. It may fortify strands, soothe itchiness, dryness, and inflammation and reduce hair loss.

Botanical Name Oenothera biennis
CAS No. 68956-68-3
Plant Part Seeds
Method of Extraction Cold Pressed
Processing Type | Grade Refined
Country of Origin China
Common uses Evening primrose oil is known to be nourishing/moisturizing to the skin and hair. It may revitalize the skin and improve its look and texture while reducing signs of ageing. It may also be reconstructing to damaged cells, helpful for PMS tension and aid in addressing eczema, psoriasis, dry scaly skin, dandruff conditions, hair growth and wound healing. It is known to be therapeutic to circulatory and digestive systems and the neuroendocrine complex. Evening primrose oil is an emollient and may be anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cleansing, nourishing and astringent.
Color Pale yellow to yellow
Consistency Thin, light liquid
Aromatic Scent Has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils
Absorption Very Slow Absorption Rate: feels heavy, leaving an oily protective barrier on the skin.


Shelf Life & Storage: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions. It is recommended that cold pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using. Keep oxygen out of the bottle and rebottle into smaller sizes as oil is used.

Contraindications & Safety: None Known. Recommended to be used at 10% in blends, but can be used at full strength.

*The information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner before beginning use.
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