One bottle of Boots Women’s Health Evening Primrose Oil

Made:
2010 - 2018
maker:
Boots The Chemists

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One bottle of Boots Women’s Health Evening Primrose Oil, 1000mg, containing 30 tablets. Made by Boots.

Everyone who has periods experiences them differently and has their own ways of managing them. Periods have long been a taboo topic, but there have been increased efforts to reduce the stigma around them. As part of this, there has been more discussion about the wide variety of ways to relieve the symptoms that often accompany periods. Evening Primrose Oil is a supplement which is a source of omega-6 fatty acids. While the scientific evidence for its use is inconclusive, many people find it helps their health and wellbeing, including for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and other symptoms of periods.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
2020-17
Materials:
paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified) and primrose oil
type:
vitamin
taxonomy:
  • menstrual product