EPO & Rosehip

100 & 200 soft-gel capsules

Essentials for Skin

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EPO & Rosehip
Organic Evening Primrose Oil and Rosehip Oil are rich in Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids (EFAs). EFAs are involved in a wide range of body functions and they are the vital constituents of cell membranes. Balanced levels of EFAs are essential for the maintenance of natural healthy skin and proper skin hydration.
Ingredients: Evening Primrose Oil (10% GLA) 900mg, Rosehip Oil 100mg, Vitamin E 5mg. Providing: Alpha-linolenic Acid (Omega 3) 19mg, Gamma-linolenic Acid (Omega 6) 96mg, Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) 719mg, Oleic Acid (Omega 9) 70mg. These amounts may vary slightly for each batch. This product contains encapsulating aids.
Suggested Use: Adults: Take 1-3 capsules daily with food, or as professionally prescribed.
References:

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Horrobin D.F., Essential fatty acids in clinical dermatology. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1989 Jun; 20 (6): 1045-53.

Muggli R., Systemic evening primrose oil improves the biophysical skin parameters of healthy adults. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2005 Aug; 27 (4): 243-9.

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Thiele J.J., Hsieh S.N., Ekanayake-Mudiyanselage S., Vitamin E: critical review of its current use in cosmetic and clinical dermatology. Dermatol Surg. 2005 Jul; 31 (7 Pt 2): 805-13; discussion 813.

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Cautions: Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition, taking medication, or a child before supplementing.

Disclaimer:

Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.