Evening primrose oil is made from the seeds of the flowers, and have been known to help women’s hormones and peri menopause symptoms, particularly Hot Flashes!
The plants contain to gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) It’s believed that the healing properties come from these GLAs, they’re an omega-6 fatty acid found in plant oils.
Skin It can be applied topically in a cream or oil to help reduce acne and skin inflammation; it also helps the skin to retain moisture.
It may help relieve PMS symptoms
It’s been found in studies that evening primrose oil is highly effective in treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms, such as depression, irritability and bloating. Taking a supplement containing vitamin B6, vitamin E and evening primrose oil has lowered PMS symptoms.
Are you struggling with breast pain?
Some women find they have breast pain during their periods, if it is severe pain you may find an evening primrose oil supplements helps. The GLA helps to reduce inflammation in the body.
What about reducing those Hot Flashes
One of the most uncomfortable side effects of peri menopause is the hot flashes! In some studies, they found that taking Evening primrose oil reduced the severity of the hot flashes.
Hormonal Acne and Eczema is common in women
The GLA in evening primrose oil is thought to help acne and eczema by reducing skin inflammation and the number of skin cells that cause lesions. It may also help the skin retain moisture.
And ageing skin
As we age, our skin naturally loses its elasticity and moisture. Studies have shown that taking a supplement of Evening primrose oil helps smooth skin and improve its:
- fatigue resistance
Other benefits include reducing high blood pressure, improving cholesterol and helping women’s heart health due to reducing inflammation and again with rheumatoid arthritis.
Click here to Order your Evening Primrose Oil
You can book a Menopause Power Hour with me to find out what supplements will help your symptoms or you can order Evening Primrose oil here.
Natures Sunshine Evening Primrose Oil (organic, GMO free, lower cost but high quality)
You can order these here, use the link and set up an account for discount through my affiliate link – Search for Natures Sunshine products, Lily & Loaf also offer essential Oils
Or contact Natural Dispensary
- You can order other brands discounted from The Natural Dispensary – Quoting Practitioner Name “CATRIONA ARMOR” naturaldispensary.co.uk T 01453 757792
- You can buy any supplements and products from here using this link all are high quality products.
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How can The Hormone Fairy help you during Menopause?
Are you struggling with your Hormones, you don’t have to be a hostage to them. This is the prime of your life and it’s time to step into your power, feel happier, sexy and back to your old self.
Let me, Cat The Hormone Fairy wave my magic wand! If you’re ready for something different, ready to take the first step on a journey to a healthier and happier you, then I’m excited to help you make those changes.
- Book a Breakthrough session to find out how you can work with me. Whether that’s 121 Hormone Coaching, Hormone Testing, a Group 30 Day program or a Menopause Mastermind. Click the link below to book a 15-minute chat or drop me a message via the contact page. https://thehormonefairy.gettimely.com/book
- JOINour Private Facebook Hub where you can ask me questions, learn more of my top tips, feel supported, join challenges and make new friends. Click here to enter https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheHormoneFairy/
- Attend an Event Come along to our Monthly Menopause Meet-ups locally, Menopause & Mochas during the day or Mocktails & Menopause in the evening. Organised with my sister company "Menopause Tribe" – A chance to chat, learn, share experiences, feel supported, make friends and have fun. There’s also 1 Day Workshops & Retreats, and weekend Retreats to help you get back on track. Keep an eye out on our Website, Facebook Page, Instagram for our latest events.
- This blog is intended for advice, you are responsible for your own health & wellbeing. Please book a consultation for individualised advice or speak with your GP or Health Practitioner