Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis L.) used to grow across the North American continent and from there came to Europe. It can now be found growing all over the world in temperate climates. In the past, it was used to decorate gardens because of its decorative, yellow color. Other common names of the plant include common evening-primrose, evening star, sun drop.
Evening Primrose is grown for its seeds, which are used mainly for the production of valuable oil that is part of skincare cosmetics and nutritional supplements. In the past, green parts of the plant were also used in herbalism.
How To Use Evening Primrose Seeds Health Embassy
Evening Primrose Seeds can be roasted in an oven for 15 to 20 minutes at 350°C and used on bread or in salads. You can also sprinkle the roasted seeds over any dish like pepper.
Grind 1 tbsp of Evening Primrose Seeds in a mortar. Pour it with 100ml of boiling water and leave it to brew covered for around 20 minutes, then strain the infusion.
Pour 200ml of white or red wine over half a glass of Evening Primrose Seeds and leave aside for 2 weeks. After this time filter it, pour into a destination bottle.
Face & Hand Mask
50g of Evening Primrose Seeds grind in a grinder or in a mortar. Pour into a pot, pour a small amount of cold water - so that the water barely covers the seeds. Heat on a very slow heat, stirring intensively until the slurry reaches boiling point. Set it aside and let it cool. After cooling, you can apply it to face or hands. After a few minutes, wash off with lukewarm water.
100g of Evening Primrose Seeds crush manually in a mortar. Put into a tall dish and pour 1 cup of olive oil. Close tightly and put the dish in a bowl filled with boiling water. Allow to cool to room temperature, dry and stir well. Set aside to stretch, repeat the next day. After 3 cycles set the jar with an olive in a warm place to stretch. Shake intensively every day. After 3 days, filter the olive, pour it into a dark bottle. Store in the fridge.
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It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.