Healthy Looking Skin with the Use of Evening Primrose Oil

Seems how your skin is the first thing that people see when they look at you, it’s only natural that you want to keep it looking healthy and young. Your skin can affect the way you look and feel. Have you ever noticed that if you have a couple of pimples that you suddenly become very aware of your skin and what people think when they look at you? I know I do! Evening Primrose oil (EPO) is an excellent way to get healthy, young looking skin.

Evening primrose oil a plant that grows in North American and has been used by Native Americans for centuries. The primrose plant is even edible. EPO is made from the seeds. After you begin using the oil you should see an improvement in your skin condition. Aside from the oil helping your skin look young, healthy and beautiful it has been suggested to help with other ailments like PMS and breast cancer.

EPO isn’t just another oil, it’s one of the best sources of GLA, an essential fatty acid. What’s so important about GLA? Well GLA is what is used to maintain normal cell structure and it’s also used to produce a hormone that has many uses in the body such as reducing inflammation. It’s also been known to help with digestion.

Although there hasn’t been extensive studies done on EPO, there has been some scientific evidence to show its effect on skin. EPO allows young fresh skin to shine through because it improves problem skin. There are several other benefits of EPO and here are some of them.

  • EPO reduces inflammation. At some point in time most of us have had red puffy skin. Because EPO helps reduce inflammation it will help ease the swelling which causes the inflammation. Non puffy skin will help you look younger and healthier.
  • Relieves skin allergies. Many people who suffer from skin allergies tend to hide their legs or neck because of hives or rashes. Try EPO out and see how it helps alleviate the rashes and hives. Before you know it, you’ll be showing those legs and neck again.
  • Relieves eczema. If you suffer from eczema you know that it not only makes your skin look bad but it feels bad too. EPO can help ease some of the eczema symptoms which will help you not feel embarrassed.
  • Reduces bruising. Generally EPO is taken orally but it can also be applied directly to the skin. If you have bruises and want to decrease their appearance, try rubbing some EPO on them.
  • Increases blood flow to the skin. Some people may not suffer from skin problems and wonder what benefit EPO would have for them. EPO increases the blood flow to your skin which will leave it looking healthy.

Before beginning to take EPO make sure you check with a physician first. After you’ve received the okay, begin taking EPO on a regular basis for young, healthy and beautiful looking skin.

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