2 – Evening primrose oil
Evening primrose oil comes from the evening primrose plant. It’s used topically to soothe irritated skin.
When taken by mouth, it’s used to treat systemic inflammatory conditions such as eczema. Evening primrose oil contains omega-6 fatty acids and gamma-linolenic acid, which may play a role in preventing inflammation in the body.
An older study shows results on evening primrose oil for eczema are mixed. Even so, many people claim it helps reduce their eczema symptoms without negative side effects.
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