What is Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil?
Evening primrose oil is a multi-beneficial oil extracted from the plant called oenothera biennis. Evening primrose oil is obtained through a process in which its seeds are pressed to obtain this compound in the most efficient and natural way.
This oil is a good source of essential fatty acids, that is, those acids that our body is not able to produce, so they must be synthesized through food and external supplementation.
Evening primrose oil is mainly composed of gamma linoleic acid or GLC, mainly Omega 6. The human body is capable of converting GLA into a substance known as prostaglandins, which is responsible for regulating the vast majority of our organs, maintaining cell membranes in optimal condition.
The main components that make up evening primrose oil are linoleic acid (polyunsaturated fatty acid) and oleic acid (monounsaturated fatty acid). The peculiarity of this oil is that it contains approximately 8-10% of gamma linolenic acid.
Its most outstanding properties are focused on the female public. It promotes the proper functioning and stability of cell membranes, as well as the correct nervous development and the regulation of blood coagulation processes.
It also contributes to lower cholesterol and hypertension, soothing the symptoms of menopause, arthritis and osteoarthritis.
The Properties of Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil
The seed contains between 15% and 20% fats, including omega-6 linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Evening primrose oil is extracted from the seed through a pressing process.
It acts as a vasodilator, thus reducing diseases related to high blood pressure, as well as all types of coronary diseases, thanks to the increase in the size of blood vessels throughout the body.
It acts as a hormonal regulator, regulating and controlling the levels of some specific hormones, for example those involved in menstruation or menopause, being able to reduce and mitigate the associated negative symptoms, improving well-being.
It affects the release of neurtransmitters belonging to the nervous system.
It has great properties as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory substance: it fights inflammations related to muscles and joints.
It boosts the immune system, contributing to improve the body's natural defenses that fight and prevent free radicals.
It contributes to lower bad cholesterol or LDL in the blood. The oil, by producing prostaglandin E1, controls cholesterol levels, as well as arterial hypertension and also prevents blood platelets from forming clots.
Evening Primrose Oil as a source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids
It is a great source of Omega 6, which is an essential fatty acid. It is the source of GLA.
It is a substance that our body cannot produce on its own, so it must be ingested with food or supplementation. It is important to obtain a correct balance between Omega 3 and Omega 6 so that the level of omega 6 is not higher than that of omega 3, avoiding an inflammatory response in the cell membranes.
Omega 6 essential fatty acids are found in several different forms, the most notable are linoleic acid and arachidonic acid.
- It helps to lower the level of cholesterol and triglycerides present in the blood. This can prevent the risk of heart-related diseases and lower blood pressure.
- Improves blood circulation.
- It prevents hemorrhages and contributes to a good maintenance of the hepatic system.
- Participates in the regulation of blood insulin level, which can be very beneficial for diabetics.
- It optimizes the circulation in the hair follicles, which will help the hair to be in a better, stronger and healthier condition, reducing hair loss.
- It improves the body's immune system and contributes to the maintenance of good skin health. It also intervenes in the regulation of metabolism and cell protection.
Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome with Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil
Evening Primrose Oil is a supplement that is related to women, specifically with the improvement and maintenance of a correct state of health. One of its most outstanding benefits is its ability to treat premenstrual syndrome in the female public.
Premenstrual syndrome is understood as the set of symptoms that affect a large number of women in the population, including physical and psychological symptoms that arise between 7 and 15 days prior to the onset of menstruation.
The consumption of this oil has great advantages not only at an internal level, but also at a physical level since it can contribute to reduce swelling of the abdomen, combat fluid retention and constipation, sensitivity and pain. Mentally, it also helps to prevent some psychological disorders such as depression or irritability.
This improvement is due to the fact that GLA or Gamma Linoleic Acid is a great precursor of prostaglandins E1, a kind of hormone that has anti-inflammatory properties, which is very useful to treat this syndrome and improve the conditions of women suffering from this type of symptoms.
Menopause and Evening Primrose Oil
One of the main advantages of this oil is based on its properties for the treatment of menopause and its symptoms. Menopause is a physical and emotional hormonal change that comes naturally to women between the ages of 45 and 55, and is a time when the secretion of estrogens, which are the female hormones themselves, is drastically reduced.
Evening primrose oil helps to reduce problems such as hot flashes, eczema, skin rashes or fluid retention, in addition to combating arthritis and osteoarthritis due to its great anti-inflammatory properties already mentioned.
Because of its many benefits against the generation of female hormones, this oil is a very good natural option to alleviate this kind of discomfort and to cope with this period that can be quite difficult for some women.
Benefits of Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil
Evening primrose oil has gained great popularity in recent times thanks to its numerous properties and applications in our body. Some of its benefits arising from its properties are:
Regulation of acne
Evening primrose oil helps to reduce acne, which usually occurs due to hormonal imbalance, mainly in adolescence, although there are also adults who may suffer from outbreaks.
The omega-6 fatty acids found in evening primrose oil can contribute to hormonal regulation and will therefore have a positive effect on acne. In addition, this effect is enhanced as it also regulates oil production and has numerous antibacterial properties. In the same way, it contributes to skin hydration.
Evening primrose oil is involved in the maintenance of insulin levels in the blood. This is why it can be very useful for all those individuals who suffer from diabetes, as it will maintain (in conjunction with proper care) insulin at healthy levels.
Improves the health of the gastrointestinal system.
Evening primrose oil improves and protects the organs that make up the digestive system. For example, it acts as a protector of the liver against alcohol and other toxic substances for the organism, it also takes care of the digestive mucous membranes and maintains them properly. In addition, with its anti-inflammatory properties already mentioned, it can be beneficial for the reduction of the symptoms of Crohn's syndrome or ulcerative colitis.
Healthy skin conditions
In addition to reducing acne, Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil has other beneficial effects on the skin and its structure. It favors its maintenance in good condition, as well as its optimal hydration and elasticity, which can be reduced over the years.
This oil is ideal for reducing and combating various skin conditions, for example, it helps to reduce acne caused by hormonal reasons and to eliminate skin blemishes.
In addition, it contributes to the control of oil production and can lead to the rejuvenation and maintenance of the skin under optimal conditions. This effect occurs due to the presence of vitamins and minerals in this oil.
Improves blood cholesterol
It contributes to lower the bad cholesterol or LDL in the blood. The oil, being the body's producer of prostaglandin E1, balances cholesterol levels, while controlling high blood pressure and reducing the risk of blood platelets forming clots.
Abundant and healthy hair
In the same way that it has multiple benefits in relation to the skin, this is also true for hair care, thanks to its ability to stimulate and regulate specific hormones.
It has been demonstrated that the Omega 6 fatty acid component is a great combatant against hair loss, both in men and women.
Improves joint health
Evening primrose oil contains great anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties due to the presence of Omega 6 which thus reduces joint inflammation and possible associated pain.
It can help improve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, a type of chronic arthritis that mainly involves the joints of the hands and knees.
Another of the numerous benefits of evening primrose oil is that it participates in the processes of transmission of nerve impulses, and more specifically of dopamine. It may therefore be extremely effective, with an increasing number of studies supporting this, in preventing the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Numerous studies suggest that essential fatty acids increase the production of dopamine with the improvement of noradrenaline levels.
On the other hand, it contributes to reduce the symptoms of Psoriasis, being one of the most recommended oils for its treatment thanks to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, which make it a perfect option to mitigate the discomfort caused by its appearance.
It can also help reduce eczema or dermatological inflammations caused by dryness, which result in the appearance of rashes, itching and flaking.
As for atopic dermatitis, it can alleviate its symptoms mentioned with eczema, as well as help reduce the amount of antihistamines previously needed.
Men: use and benefits
Although it is an oil mostly consumed by women, the benefits of its use in men are not far behind.
It can be helpful in treating respiratory or asthmatic problems due to its anti-inflammatory power.
It also reduces blood cholesterol, increases insulin resistance and helps care for the intestinal mucosa. Evening primrose oil contributes to improve and protect the health and condition of the organs that are part of the digestive system, both in men and women.
Evening primrose oil also contributes to reduce acne in the male sector, as well as improves the health of the scalp, reduces the appearance of eczema and dandruff.
It also helps to enhance and strengthen the quality of nails and reduce hair loss caused by hormonal imbalances.
Also, as with women, it increases the elasticity and hydration of the skin.
It decreases arterial hypertension, helps reduce bad blood cholesterol and can also be used for the treatment of problems related to prostate and sexual quality thanks to its vasodilator properties.
Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil enriched with Vitamin E
Vitamin E has been added to enrich Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil to maximize its absorption and benefits.
Vitamin E acts as a regulator of Omega 6 blood levels, and also protects against cellular oxidation. Its combination with the oil is important to guarantee 100% effectiveness of the supplement.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin, that is, it is stored in the fatty tissue to be used later by our organism when required. Vitamin E has a multitude of functions and effects.
Among its main functions in the body are, like the oil, its great anti-inflammatory properties, in addition to the fact that it also acts as one of the most important antioxidants in the body.
It boosts the immune system and eliminates free radicals and prevents diseases by protecting cells, including those related to the heart. It also aids in the regeneration and maintenance of skin health. Its combination with omega-3 enhances its effects.
The form in which Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil formula contains the vitamin is in D-alpha tocopherol. There are a total variety of 8 different forms of this vitamin. At present, numerous researches have proven that this is the form with the best absorption and processing by our body. It is usually found together with Omega 3 in those foods high in fatty acids.
That is why Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil is highly recommended for people who do not consume fatty fish on a regular weekly basis, as it is very likely that they suffer from a vitamin E deficiency. Vitamin E deficiency or lack of vitamin E can lead to coordination-related diseases.
Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil Softgel Capsules
This Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil product has been encapsulated using softgel technology.
The shape and texture of Life Pro Evening Primrose Oil supplement is flexible and soft. As a result, softgels are easier to swallow, especially for people who have difficulty swallowing, such as the elderly and children.
Softgel capsules are absolutely sealed and guarantee total protection for the sensitive ingredients from moisture and oxygen, ensuring the best stability for the product. In addition, they prevent the palate from coming into direct contact with the taste of evening primrose oil, which is usually not pleasant.
They are very easy to digest and do not upset the stomach in any way. They are perfect for oils and fat-soluble ingredients, such as Evening Primrose Oil and its vitamin E.
Who is it recommended for?
Evening Primrose Oil is recommended for all those who:
Suffer from premenstrual syndrome symptoms.
Any woman in menopause stage.
People who want to boost their hormonal status in a natural way.
Men with prostate problems
People with skin disorders: dermatitis, eczema, etc.
All those who want to help their health and skin hydration as well as reduce hair loss.
Directions for use
Depending on the benefit you are looking for, it is recommended to ingest one dose or another. The benefits can be appreciated in a maximum of 6 months, varying depending on the amount and each individual.
The average dose is usually two capsules a day, one with breakfast and one with lunch.
For cases of premenstrual syndrome, and specifically for women suffering from physical and psychological symptoms appearing between 7 and 15 days before the onset of menstruation, it is possible to consume the product for a few days before the onset of this phase of the menstrual cycle.
In case it is used for a reduction or prevention of hair loss, its recommended dosage increases to two tablets, twice a day.
It is highly recommended not to exceed the dosage established by the manufacturer. In case of any doubt, it is recommended to consult directly with a health professional.