Oenothera biennis L.
Virgin Plant Oils provide a wide range of benefits for wellness and skincare. A nutrient dense addition to any daily routine, Virgin Plant Oils are packed with soothing essential fatty acids that nourish the skin and body. Full of healthful benefits when used alone, they may also be aromatized with essential oils or hydrosols for added benefits!
Origin: Pressing of Evening Primrose seeds
Composition at a glance: A tenth of mono-unsaturated fatty acids (Omega 9). About four fifths of polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega 6,) including up to 10 % gamma-linolenic, a good Omega 6 known as a regulator and anti-inflammatory. Antioxidant sterols.
Color and texture: Yellowish oil tending towards brown in color. Medium absorption, prolonged massage will help.
Smell: Rather strong.
Note: A particularly fragile oil which should be used within 3 months of opening.
About: Evening Primrose oil promotes strong skin cells in mature skin, smoothing the appearance of wrinkles and supporting elasticity. A versatile oil, it can be incorporated in your skin care, hair care, and nail care routines. Topically, Evening Primrose is a traditional application for dry, patchy or scaly skin.