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Organic evening primrose oil - 100ml

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Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin E, evening primrose oil is not lacking in virtues for the human body.

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Organic evening primrose oil

The oil extracted from common evening primrose seeds offers a high rate of essential fatty acids (8 to 10% of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), omega-6: it can contain up to 10% and 72% linoleic acid) which has a very wide scope both in dietetic and cosmetic terms.

This oil is also known for its soothing properties, softening and revitalizing.



You can apply a few drops on the face and neck, massaging gently, preferably in the evening. It is also recommended to strengthen hair.

Oenothera Biennis oil
100% of total ingredients are from organic farming, this oil is extracted by cold pressur without any chemical treatment.

Method of production:
By mechanical cold pressure of evening primrose seeds.
It is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and in particular, gamma-linolenic fatty acid.

Scientific studies on evening primrose oil:

Positif effects: Restructure the skin. In many skin problems, there has been a remarkable anti-wrinkle action, a slowdown in the process of skin aging.


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Organic evening primrose oil - 100ml

Organic evening primrose oil - 100ml

Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin E, evening primrose oil is not lacking in virtues for the human body.

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