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Is it safe to eat evening primrose oil(epo) during the menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Yes!: Evening primrose oil is well known for its ability to ease pms symptoms and breast sensitivity, but it can be a useful part of a skin care routine as well. This oil contains the highest concentration of gla, which is a fatty acid, and this gives the oil some of its healing properties. It also contains a natural painkiller called phenylalanine. Definite yes!
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