Women's Health


SWISSE ULTIBOOST EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil is a premium quality formula to provide premenstrual support for women, help maintain healthy skin and support general health and wellbeing.*

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Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA): Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil contains GLA, a long-chain fatty acid that may help with inflammation.*
 
Premenstrual Support: Research suggests that women with PMS may have low levels of GLA. Evening primrose oil is a source of GLA. GLA helps support women during the premenstrual period.*
 
Skin Health: Evening Primrose Oil contains GLA to help maintain the appearance of healthy skin and can help assist with dryness and itching associated with mild skin conditions.*
 
Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil has been formulated based on scientific evidence to help support the health of women.*

Serving Size 3 Capsules
Servings Per Container about 83


                                                                                                 Amount Per Serving   %DV
Calories                                                                                                                 35
    Calories from Fat                                                                                            30
Total Fat                                                                                                              3 g      5%*
Evening Primrose Oil                                                                              3000 mg          †
    (gamma-Linolenic acid)                                                                        300 mg          †

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
† Daily Value (DV) not established

 

Other ingredients:

Capsule shell (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), d-alpha tocopherol.

 

RECOMMENDED ADULT USE:
 
Three capsules daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
 
 
WARNINGS:
 
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature.
Do not use if cap seal is broken.

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Senapati, at al. Evening primrose oil is effective in atopic dermatitis: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol | September-October | Vol 74 | Issue 5

Watanabe, Efficacy of alpha-linolenic acid for treatment of premenstrual syndrome, as assessed by a prospective daily rating system. J. Oleo Sci. Vo. 54, No. 4, 217-224 (2005)

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Wyatt, et al. Efficacy of vitamin B-6 in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: Systematic review. British Medical Journal; May 22, 1999

Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable for vegetarians?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable for vegetarians?

Answer

Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil is encapsulated in a bovine (beef) gelatine capsule, therefore is not suitable for vegetarians.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable for vegans?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable for vegans?

Answer

Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil is encapsulated in a bovine (beef) gelatine capsule, therefore is not suitable for vegans.

What are the benefits of taking Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil?

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What are the benefits of taking Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil?

Answer

Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil is a premium quality formula to provide premenstrual support, help maintain healthy skin and support general health and wellbeing.*

How can Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil provide premenstrual support?

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How can Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil provide premenstrual support?

Answer

Research suggests that women with PMS may have reduced levels of Gamma-Linoleic Acid (GLA). Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil contains Evening Primrose Oil, a source of GLA, a long-chain fatty acid that may help reduce inflammation.*    

What is the recommended dose of Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil?

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What is the recommended dose of Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil?

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We recommend taking 3 capsules daily, during or immediately after a meal, as directed on the label. Please be advised that we do not recommend you take this supplement within 2 hours of consuming tea, coffee or any caffeinated beverages (such as cola).

How could I consume Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil capsules if I am unable to swallow large capsules? 

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How could I consume Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil capsules if I am unable to swallow large capsules? 

Answer

If you are experiencing challenges with the administration of this product, we recommend piercing the capsule and mixing it into yoghurt, smoothies or a teaspoon of honey for easier administration.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Evening Primrose Oil suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

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If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.