What is the maximum dose of evening primrose oil I can take a day? (21yr old male)

Evening primrose. Depends on why you are taking it (what are you treating?) and the brand you are using. Active ingredient concentrations vary widely between products since supplements are not regulated by the fda. Also, if you are taking prescription meds &/or other supplements, there may be drug interactions that affect the active levels of the different drugs.

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Can a 21 year old take evening primrose oil?

Yes. Evening primrose oil is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and can be anti-inflammatory. Other than allergy there are no reasons a 21 year old can`t take it. Read more...

How much evening primrose oil do I take? I have bad pmtt/Pms. Do I take it every day with other vitamins? Vit d and b complex? Thanks

Depends. You can start with 1gm of primrose oil, but it is good to balance it with a good fish oil and some flax. It would be a good idea to get in for evaluation to see if you need the vitamin D and the vitamin B complex. Good Luck! Read more...

Ok to take evening primrose oil and divaloproex together?

Evening primrose. According to epocrates a medical app, there is no interaction between divaloproex and evening primrose. Read more...

Someone told me about spirulina and evening primrose oil. They said it was good for women to take. Is this correct?

No advantage. Spirulina is a bacterium cultivated as a food supplement worldwide. Dried spiralina contains about 60% protein, and is superior typical plant protein, i.e. legumes.It is no better than milk or meat as a protein source and is 30 TIMES more expensive per gram. Evening primrose oil comes from the evening primrose plant and is touted as helpful for many conditions, little proof. Read more...