Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Evening Primrose
Botanical Name   Oenothera biennis
System Affected   PMS, skin, stroke, blood pressure, Parkinson's, HIV
Properties   PMS, skin/scales, scabies, diabetic nerve damage possible treatement for Alcoholism & obesity. heart disease, cancer, Parkinson's Disease, Raynard's Disease(external), eczema anti-clotting, lowers blood pressure, stroke, heart disease Angina, dry mouth, headache, pain auto-immune disorders, endometriosis, HIV, MS Oil is rich in GLA (gamma-linolenic acid)
Description   oil from seeds of blossom
Origin   North America
Notes   source of amino acid tryptophan
Toxicity   none

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