Project Profile
  • Primrose is a low, perennial herb whose pale yellow flowers are universally recognised in spring.

  • Primrose family (primulaceae) comprises almost a thousand species throught the world.

  • Evening primrose (Oenothera spp.)  also called tree primrose, scurvish, scabbish, King's Cureall, and nightwillow herb is a well known wild flower.
  • Evening Primrose Oil has been praised for centuries for its healing powers in a wide range of ailments.

  • Evening Primrose Oil is a good source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) as well as linoleic acid.

  • The secret of the evening primrose is in the seed, which contains the essential fatty acid GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid).

  • The oil contains 74 % Linolenic acid (LA) and 8 -10 % gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA).

  • Evening primrose oil (EPO) is a plant extract that has been used for centuries and is said to be beneficial for treating many things including breast pain, hot flushes, premenstrual symptoms, eczema, skin disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and much more.

  • Evening Primrose Oil is available not only in capsules, but in liquid form for vegetarians and for external use.

  • The annual Canadian and US production of commercial hybrid evening primrose seed has been estimated to be 160-200 tonnes.

  • The oil is reported to sell in the $50 to $75 per litre range (and higher).

  • Primrose
  • FAQ
  • Survey of Evening Primrose Oil
  • Primrose Survey
  • Biodiversity
  • Cape Primrose
  • Flora Facts
  • Gumbo Primrose
  • Primrose Monkey Flower
  • Varieties
  • Water Primrose
  • Water Primrose - France
  • Evening Primrose
  • Wild Flower Information
  • Primrose Seeds
  • Aquatic Plant Facts
  • Swiss Research Institute - Pharma Product
  • Essential Oils 
Primrose Oil Products
  • Primrose Oil Products
  • Products Catalogue
  • Super Primrose -Food
  • Capsules
  • Pet Care Products
  • Essential Fats for Healthy Living
  • Essential Fatty Acid
  • Good Fat - Evening Primrose Oil

Cultivation & Growth

  • Dutch Gardens
  • Cultivation and Division
  • Growers Guide
  • Sprague's Nursery
  • Origins and Cultivation
  • Growth and Care

Primrose Oil extraction

  • Essential Oil Extraction
  • Equipment Suppliers
  • Supercritical Extraction
  • Pilot Plant
  • Processing Company

EPO - Medical Applications

  • Benefits
  • Evening Primrose Oil in Pregnancy
  • Atopic Eczema & Mastalgia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gene Her-2 / Neu
  • Chronic Health Problems
  • Diet & Psoriasis
  • Effects of Evening Primrose Oil
  • Health and Beauty
  • Health Fundamentals
  • Health Perspectives
  • Pharmacology - Herbal Remedies
  • Medicinal Use
  • Nature's Healer
  • Organic Evening Primrose Oil
  • Woman Formula
  • Pharmacological Importance
  • Premenstrual Syndrome

Regulatory Issues 

  • Fact Sheet
  • Herbal Guide
  • Ethnoecology Table
  • Evening Primrose Oil - Benefits Guide
  • Information Sheet
  • Notification Letter - Dietary Supplement
  • USA Notice of Statement

Marketing Details

  • Worldwide Distributors
  • Another Distributors
  • Production and Marketing
  • New Leaf Community Market
  • Potential