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Evening Primrose Oil Benefits and Uses

essential-oilsEvening primrose oil is expensive, but you only need to add a small amount to your carrier oil blend. Keep the amount of evening primrose oil you add to your carrier blend to between 5% and 10% to get the most bang for your buck.

Shelf Life

6 months if stored in a cool, dark place.

Aroma

Light flowery scent.

Viscosity

Somewhat oily. Leaves a light residue.

Benefits

Evening primrose oil has the following benefits:

– High in linoleic fatty acids.

– Moisturizes skin.

– Nourishes skin.

– Relieves dry, itchy skin.

Uses

Aromatherapy, topical application, product creation. Can be consumed if labeled as edible.