What are the benefits of EPO or Evening Primrose Oil?
Evening Primrose Oil is extracted from the seeds of the evening primrose, a plant that’s native to Europe and North America. It is a rich source of omega-6 essential fatty acids and has been known to treat:
- Bruises and wounds
- Skin problems
- Digestive problems
- Sore throat
- Premenstrual syndrome
EPO as a treatment for skin conditions
EPO can help treat acne by reducing skin inflammation and helping the skin retain moisture. It may also help treat eczema and generally improve overall skin health due to its gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) content. EPO helps smooth skin and improve its elasticity, moisture, firmness, and fatigue resistance.