UltraPrim OmegaFactors Evening Primrose Oil 500 mg by Natural Factors
Natural Factors - UltraPrim OmegaFactors Evening Primrose Oil 500 mg - 180 Softgels
Natural Factors Ultra Prim Omega Factors Evening Primrose Oil is a natural source of Omega-6 fatty acids with a guaranteed level of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA). These essential fatty acids are needed to form important prostaglandins that maintain and regulate vital body functions. Evening Primrose Oil is also used to enhance women’s well-being. Vitamin E is added to enhance long term freshness and ensure a more stable product without artificial preservatives.
What is Evening Primrose Oil?
Evening primrose oil (EPO), comes from the seeds of the evening primrose plant. Like black currant seed oil and borage oil, EPO contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid that the body converts to a hormone-like substance called prostaglandin E1 (PGE1).
Where is it found?
EPO is found primarily in supplements. Its presumed active ingredient, GLA, can also be found in black currant seed oil and borage oil supplements. However, it is not known whether the effects of these three oils in the body are the same.
Natural Factors priority is enhancing people's health.
- They offer more than 300 different formulas available exclusively at natural health stores.
- They are family-owned, Canadian-based business.
- They have produced and sold quality supplements to North Americans for more than 50 years.
- They grow their own herbs, organically and process them fresh from the fields.
- They test and standardize herbs for total quality control.
- Their science team includes medical doctors, naturopathic physicians, researchers and herbalists from around the world.
- They create new, condition-specific formulas that are clinically proven to work.
- Their laboratory facilities comply with Good Laboratory Practices and are among the finest in North America.
- They meet or exceed Canadian Government Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines and all Health Canada and FDA regulatory requirements
A quality herbal product starts with the highest quality fresh organic plant material. The efficacy of herbal products has always been affected by growing conditions, harvesting, processing and storage. At Factor Farms in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada our quality can be guaranteed as we control the entire process from seedling to finished product.
To grow herbs organically no chemical fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides or pesticides are allowed. We use only natural substances that have been approved by the organic industry. You can be assured that the fresh herb extracts contain no traces of unwanted chemical. Even the seed and plant sources are organic.
To be organically certified, certification inspectors work closely with growers to ensure that the organic standards are adhered to. We must keep detailed records of what we use on our farm. Even after harvest, processing is regulated so that no harmful chemicals are used to manufacture the fresh herb extracts.
Local cultivation of medicinal herbs at Factors Farms ensures that the herbs are picked, processed, and extracted at just the right time when the active ingredients are at their peak.
Natural Factor knows that the natural habitats of many herbs are shrinking and that over-harvesting from the wild can endanger native medicinal plant populations. So organic cultivation of herbs is preferred over "wild crafting".
1 softgel, 2-3 times per day or as directed by a health professional.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Natural Factors - UltraPrim OmegaFactors Evening Primrose Oil 500 mg - 180 Softgels|
|Serving Size: 1 Softgel|
|Servings Per Container: 180|
||Amount Per Serving
| Calories from Fat
| Polyunsaturated Fat
|Ultra Prim Evening Primrose Oil
| Omega-6 Fatty Acids
| LA (Cis-Linoleic Acid)
| GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
|Other Ingredients: Softgel Capsule (Gelatin, Glycerin, Purified Water), Natural Vitamin E.|
About Natural Factors
Natural Factors’ supplements are part of a holistic approach to personal health. Roland Gahler is Natural Factors' visionary leader. His investment in people, science and technology has contributed to the creation of natural health formulas that are safe, reliable and effective. The company’s goal is to deliver supplements which marry the wisdom of ancient herbal physicians and the science of modern clinical research to enhance the health of consumers everywhere.
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