Today I remember a fatty acid that give very useful in Orthomolecular Nutrition and helps improve PMS. The evening primrose, associated with vitamin E.
The Evening Primrose is a plant whose qualities have been so little known eighties. But research conducted in the early eighties showed that evening primrose oil has some interesting medicinal properties.
The oil extracted from the seeds of evening primrose is very rich in essential fatty acids among which linoleic acid essential for the stability of the membranes of cells throughout the body, for neural development, to balance the hormonal system and the regulation of blood coagulation among other functions.
The list of diseases which have been successfully applied evening primrose oil are: genital disorders such as dysmenorrhea, irregular cycles, PMS, infertility, ovarian failure, high cholesterol, circulatory problems, nervous system disorders, disorders of behavior, immune response disorders, rheumatism, skin problems and in preventing skin aging.
Vitamin E is found in vegetable oils. It is the vitamin of fertility and protects the blood vessels. It also has antioxidant blocking free radicals and preventing the ravages of age. The association of evening primrose oil with vitamin E is especially indicated in problems of the genital tract of women, particularly in menstrual disorders such as premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea, and fertility problems. Fight skin aging helping to maintain the softness and elasticity of the skin.