Hormone imbalance from evening primrose oil?

The estrogen connection

This is an update to my post on evening primrose oil. A comment left by Ann about her aunt gave me some concern and I decided to run more research into the topic. Apparently, her aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer and according to her doctor, the food she ate - namely, evening primrose oil and ...

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DIY Beauty: avocado for beauty inside out

avocado homemade beauty recipe

We've recently taken to eating avocados at home, under the influence of my mom. I noticed that her skin was looking firmer after she started taking this fruit consistently for a few weeks and found out that it's because the fruit is rich in monounsaturated fat and essential fatty acids, including ...

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Kordel’s Evening Primrose Oil for PMS relief

Kordel's Evening Primrose Oil

I want to thank Zhenling for bringing the Kordel's brand of evening primrose oil to my attention in my earlier post essential oils to help relieve PMS:  I like EPO for menstrual cramps.  In my experience, the brand matters a lot. Only Kordel's work for me.  No more cramps that cripple me for 24 ...

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Does zinc benefit our skin & help prevent acne?

zinc supplement in chelate form

Two readers have mentioned the benefits of using zinc supplements for healthier skin.  Pei Fang aka pf1123 mentioned that zinc might help to reduce inflammation, reduce acne and acne scarring.  And in one of my earlier posts on cheek acne, a reader by the name of Lily suggested taking zinc tablets ...

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