Body Barometer

9 August 2005

Publication: Daily Mail

The latest on what’s good for you and what’s not.

Evening primrose oil

It is known that Evening Primrose Oil is good for your skin, particularly for disorders such as eczema. Research now shows it can also reverse the effects of skin ageing, providing a more youthful appearance in three months. Volunteers – who had an average age of 44 – on a placebo-controlled study showed a 10-20 per cent improvement in skin moisture taking six 500mg capsules of Efamol Evening Primrose Oil a day.

The importance of fatty acids

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