Evening Primrose Oil

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By Judy Graham

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

ABOUT Judy Graham

Judy Graham
Judy Graham is an English author who has had Multiple Sclerosis for 20 years, but by following a variety of self-help techniques she has succeeded in stabilizing her condition and continues to work as a free-lance journalist in TV, radio, and the press. She is also the author of Evening Pr More...



Here is the story of the remarkable evening primrose, and the uses to which the oil from its seeds can be put--one of the major ones being in the treatment of premenstrual tension.

It is a story which could turn out to be one of the most fantastic in plant history. Like foxglove (digitalis), cinchona bark (quinine) and rauwolfia (reserpine) it promises to take its place in the hall of fame of plants and herbs with important medicinal properties.

But, unlike these other natural products which are on the whole useful for one condition only, the oil of the evening primrose has properties which make it useful for a wide range of conditions