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what is primrose good for?
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Evening primrose oil helps to reduce the inflammation associated with joint diseasesimage like rheumatoid arthritis as well as some inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema. Diabetics do not have adequate production of GLA in the body, which may contribute to nerve damage. GLA supplementation from evening primrose oil can help to protect nerve cells and increase blood flow to nerves. Women with PMS may have imbalances in essential fatty acids, most notably GLA. Evening primrose may help to correct these imbalances and reduce PMS symptoms

GLA is the most important fatty acid derived from evening primrose oil. GLA can be produced from linoleic acid in the body, but levels are reduced with age, nutritional deficiencies, smoking and some disease processes like diabetes or arthritis. GLA on its own is an important component of cell membranes. 

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