Evening primrose oil is a rich source of gamma linolenic acid and hesperidin. Evening primrose oil can be used on eczema and psoriasis with great results. Use on hair and skin to help reduce dryness and act as a barrier to hold moisture in. As a natural astringent, evening primrose oil helps to keep oil production in the skin in control to help prevent acne.
“Can have significant anti-inflammatory and emollient benefits for skin”
Surgeon, February 2005, pages 7–10
Skin Pharmacology and Applied Skin Physiology, January–February 2002, pages 20–25
Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, September 2001, pages 4502–4507