Evening Primrose Oil & PMS

5 October 2011

84% of women impacted by the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in the UK  will welcome further confirmation regarding the benefits of one of the most trusted and researched natural health treatments – Evening Primrose Oil (EPO).

A recent double blind, placebo controlled independent study from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil  reinforced a long history of existing research behind the role of GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) supplementation in relieving common symptoms of PMS. Furthermore a clear correlation was witnessed between the benefit of the higher dose GLA treatment (420 mg per day) over the lower dose (210 mg per day).

Women suffering with PMS  can have a metabolic block that interferes with the body’s ability to make GLA, a natural chemical required for hormonal balance. This can be effectively corrected by supplementing with EPO which is rich in this natural ingredient.  

The benefit of EPO in this area is not a new discovery by any means. Furthermore, another recent clinical trial from the University of Minnesota  showed the effectiveness of EPO supplementation over six months by decreasing the severity of cyclical mastalgia (breast pain associated with the menstrual cycle). 

These results confirm other open trial results where Efamol Pure Evening Primrose Oil achieved improvements in breast tenderness, irritability, anxiety, depression, headache, fluid retention and tiredness.

Efamol Pure Evening Primrose Oil is the leading nutritional supplement in its field as it is made from a unique variety of seed called Rigel that produces oil containing up to 33% more GLA than other evening primrose oils. It is extracted in a manner unique to Efamol, maintaining all the natural properties of the seed.  
Efamol Pure Evening Primrose Oil is priced from £6.89 for 30 capsules. For further information visit www.Efamol.com or call the telephone helpline 01372 379828.


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