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Natural Factors, OmegaFactors, Ultra Prim, Evening Primrose Oil, 500 mg, 180 Softgels46 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: NFS-02356
- UPC Code: 068958023564
- Package Quantity: 180 Softgels
- Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 x 4.6 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Dietary Supplement
- Highly Purified
- Chemical Free
- A Source of Omega-6 GLA
- Purity & Potency Guaranteed
Ultra Prim is made from the highest quality Evening Primrose Oil, a natural source of the Omega-6 essential fatty acid GLA. Ultra Prim uses an exclusive extraction process, a gentle method that crushes the seed to release its nutritional oil without the application of external heat or harmful solvents like alcohol, hexane and organic chlorines.
All Natural Factors products are manufactured in accordance with the Government of Canada's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), among the highest standards in the world.
1 softgel, 2-3 times per day or as directed by a health professional.
Softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), natural vitamin E.
Contains no artificial preservatives, color or sweeteners; no corn, dairy, gluten, starch, wheat or yeast.
Keep out of reach of children.
Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is broken. For freshness, store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size 1 Softgel|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Total Fat||0.5 g||1%‡|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.5 g||**|
|Ultra Prim Evening Primrose Oil||500 mg||**|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids||375 mg||**|
|LA (Cis-Linoleic Acid)||325 mg||**|
|GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)||50 mg||**|
|‡ Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I love all the Natural Factor Products - the number 1 pharmaceutical company according to Consumer Reports.
Very good product that is cold pressed and has added vitamin E to protect this unsaturated oil. Excessively dry skin (particularly in winter) is an indicator that GLA supplementation may be of benefit; some people do not internally produce enough GLA from omega-6 linoleic acid. From my reading and experience, primrose oil will only be of benefit when omega 3 intake (of EPA/DHA) is also adequate. I take considerably more fish oil than primrose oil as omega-6 fats tend to be excessive (in relation to omega-3) in most people's diet.