Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) can provide benefits to women of all ages. EPO has one of the most biologically active forms of gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA). GLA is an omega-6 fatty acid that acts as a precursor to prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that help to regulate the body processes including hormonal balance.* Additionally, GLA helps maintain smooth healthy-looking skin.
GNC Women's Evening Primrose Oil 1300 is a premium source of cold-pressed oil retaining all of the valuable nutrients naturally present in the raw EPO seed. This process yields a remarkably pure, oil only extract that preserves the natural dark color of the oil. Each easy-to-swallow softgel delivers 1,300 mg of pure high quality Evening Primrose Oil.
Four major food oils (palm, soybean, rapeseed, and sunflower) provide more than 100 million metric tons annually, providing more than 32 million metric tons of n-6 linoleic acid and 4 million metric tons of n-3 alpha-linolenic acid.
Dietary sources of n−6 fatty acids include: