Evening Primrose Carrier Oil - Oenothera biennis

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Botanical Name - Evening Primrose Carrier Oil - Oenothera biennis.

Plant Origin - China.

Oil taken from - Seeds.

Extraction Method - RBD.

Colour - Pale Yellow.


Aroma - No odour.

Absorption rate - Quickly absorbed into the skin.

Shelf life - Up to 6 months when stored correctly - see below for full details.

As the shelf life is so short it is recommended to add 0.1-0.5% Wheatgerm Carrier Oil to this carrier oil to extend the shelf life to 24 months.


Traditional uses for Evening Primrose Carrier include -

A superior Carrier Oil to choose if you are looking to fortify a blend with a rich source of GLA  (Gamma Linolenic Acid) essential fatty acid.

This makes Evening Primrose Carrier very useful when blending for mature, dry, wrinkled, sun damaged and parched skin types and is often added to moisturising creams to increase their potency.  It increases the levels of moisture in the skin making it feel softer and helps maintain deep hydration.

it is also a useful ingredient when treating eczema & psoriasis, and spotty/acne prone skin types as it soothes inflammation.  The qualities found in this Carrier help increase the cells of the skin withstand disease and it generally supports the skin system topically.


Evening Primrose Carrier Oil -

Can be added in a 10-20% dilution to enhance other carrier oils.  Not widely used as a stand alone carrier due to its cost compared to other Carriers, so it is more commonly used to fortify other Carriers with its impressive qualities.


Mantra Aromatherapy Evening Primrose Carrier Oil is -

A pure Carrier Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap (for quantities of up to 100ml) for ease of use, or is presented in an opaque wide lid plastic bottle for 250ml and upwards sizes.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy Evening Primrose Carrier Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Carrier Oils in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Carrier Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal or Carrier Oils can also be refrigerated* to prolong their shelf-life. 

*Please note that some Carrier Oils will become more viscous and/or solidify if stored below room temperature and will remain so until gently brought back up to room temperature.


Carrier Oils should never be - 

taken internally,

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Carrier Oils to blend Essential Oils in if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Carrier Oil.