Definition of evening primrose oil in English:

evening primrose oil

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noun

[mass noun]
  • An oil extracted from the seeds of the evening primrose. It contains gamma-linolenic acid and is used in complementary and alternative medicine, especially in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: at night I take evening primrose oil, vitamin E, and St John’s wort
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    • Many different methods have been used to help these people, such as the use of zinc supplements, copper supplements, nicotinamide, evening primrose oil and others.
    • If that doesn't help, try adding 1,000 milligrams of evening primrose oil three times a day.
    • After years of treating ourselves to herbal cures such as royal jelly and evening primrose oil, the nation is now under the spell of St John's wort.

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