Evening Primrose Oil 1300 | GNC
Note: This product cannot be sold in Canada

Product Information



A Natural Source of GLA
  • Supports hormonal balance*
  • Helps maintain smooth, healthy-looking skin*

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size  1 Softgel Capsule(s)
Servings Per Container  90

Amount Per Serving     % DV

Calories 10  
  Calories from Fat 10  

Total Fat (as Evening Primrose Oil) 1g   2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g   5%

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis)  1 g   **

** Daily Value (DV) not established.
Other Ingredients
Gelatin, Glycerin
Label (click image to enlarge)

How To Use

As a dietary supplement, take one or two softgel capsules daily.
After opening, keep tightly closed in refrigerator or other cool place.
Store in a cool dry place.
Distributed by:
General Nutrition Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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Thank you for making this product.
November 10, 2018
1 month ago
I have only been taking the Evening Primrose for about a month. I don't really notice anything as of yet and may not since my menopause was surgically induced at age 29...28 years ago.
October 16, 2018
1 month ago
Suitable size for me
September 30, 2018
2 months ago
Primrose oil
I have been using this product for over 2 months and I am happy with the results. I ordered it to help with hot flashes and night sweats. It took awhile before I saw results but I am glad I stuck with it. It has really helped with both.
July 18, 2018
4 months ago
Evening Primrose Oil-1300mg
Easy to order, reasonably price, promptly shipped and delivered!
July 13, 2018
10 months ago
Works well! I don’t have many episodes of overheating when using this product.
May 5, 2018
1 year ago
After beginning twice daily dose of evening promise my menopause symptoms diminished greatly.
March 23, 2018
8 months ago
Must have for my skin Care
This is a must have, if you are looking for improvement in your skin . This products prevents break out . Every woman should add this to skin care products
March 10, 2018
Very good product
Excellent product. My wife is taking this product, she suffers from fatigue and certain arthritis in her finger joints and other parts. She´s felt an improvement after taking this product regularly.
March 4, 2018
9 months ago
Very good
It’s Very good. I recommend
December 9, 2017
11 months ago
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There is a very good effect
5 3 on Apr 8, 2015
There is a very good effect
5 3 on Apr 8, 2015
good for the women who have sufferd during period
l a on Apr 5, 2015
good for the women who have sufferd during period
l a on Apr 5, 2015
hello can someone tell me what primrose is for ? and does it put fat on you ?
A shopper on May 18, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The most common use for evening primrose oil is to help with skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It is also helps with rheumatoid arthritis, weak bones (osteoporosis), high cholesterol, heart disease. It will not cause weight gain.
i am taking 500mg of primrose right now and take one at night. what is the differince of taking 1300mg. i bought the 1300mg instead of my usual one.
A shopper on Feb 5, 2012
BEST ANSWER: A higher dosage of primrose can aid with more serious diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. It can also reverse symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.
when is the best time to take pill
A shopper on Feb 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: You can take these any time of day.
can this be used to help your cm increase for fertility, my cm is dry and need to increase for fertility
A shopper on Aug 2, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Evening primrose oil is often used to increase cervical mucous. The suggested usage for increasing cervical mucous using EPO is initially 500mg, three times a day for a total of 1500mg per day, so this supplement would be close enough for this. If you are actively trying to conceive do not use EPO after ovulation because this herb has an action on the uterus.
Can I take this with Hair,Skin and Nails supplement?
A shopper on Jul 31, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can take this product with the other supplement.
will this help with lost of hair. Evening primroe oil
A shopper on Dec 8, 2011
BEST ANSWER: The use of Evening Primrose Oil in the fight against hair loss is quite common. Research reveals it to be a rich source of fatty acids that stimulates hair growth, therefore taking this supplement regularly may help with regrowing hair.
can males take primrose without side effects ?
A shopper on Sep 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sure they can.
Can this be used for the woman who has uterine myoma
A shopper on Aug 15, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This is an all-natural product with no harmful ingredients, but since you have a medical condition, it is best to discuss it with your doctor before you begin taking it.
I have Myoma of uterus, can I take EPO?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, if you have fibroids EPO is supposed to help, or at least not harm, them.
is it OK to use Evening Primrose Oil if I am taking levetiracetam for mild seizures.Or there any known problems using the two together?
A shopper on Jun 24, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There are commonly no adverse long-term side effects listed by people taking evening primrose oil with levetiracetam. The most common side effect noted is somnolence, which can be attributed to taking levetiracetam alone.
Can I take this product with birth control pills together?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Since this product does not interfere with women trying to get pregnant, it shouldn't be an issue to take while on birth control.
Hey, I wonder if this product can be taken by women who plan to get pregnancy.
Another question is what's the ingredients of this product?
A shopper on May 21, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product can be taken by women expecting pregnancy. Ingredients include evening primrose oil (oenothera biennis), gelatin, and glycerin.
Will this vitamin effect my thyroid problem?
A shopper on Jan 27, 2017
Major reason reason to take this?
A shopper on Oct 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It helps women's health.
Will this product increase sexuality.....I am 52 years old and have lost the desire?
Trustmr on May 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I don’t think so. I use it to ease hot flashes. No increase in desire noticed
Is evening primrose an appetite suppressant?
A shopper on Oct 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This didn't do anything to suppress my appetite. I took it for about a month then stopped because I didn't notice any difference/reduction in my hot flashes, which is why I purchased it.
Is this suitable for vegetarians?
A shopper on Jun 28, 2016
I've purchased an Ultra Evening Primrose Oil 1300 mg/180 softgel capsules. Wondering the ingredient Gelatin, what animal does it come from?
A shopper on Jun 5, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The gelatin in GNC Women's Evening Primrose Oil 1300 is sourced from an FDA approved supplier, meaning it can be either bovine (cow) or pork.
Can evening primrose oil be taken on an empty stomach?
A shopper on May 16, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Evening Primrose Oil is best absorbed taken with food.
Where is this primrose's place of origin?
A shopper on May 11, 2013
BEST ANSWER: GNC Women's Evening Primrose Oil 1300 reproduced products from Singapore and China.
Will this work with fish oil?
A shopper on Apr 23, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This product can be used along with fish oil for results.
Hi, I just bought this and was wondering what is the appropriate time of a day to take this?
A shopper on Jan 3, 2013
BEST ANSWER: It does not matter what time of day you take this supplement. Since it says to take one or two a day, you could take one in the morning and one in the evening to space them out.
Can this reduce hot flashes? If so, how well has it reduced them in 1300 size dose 2x a day?
A shopper on Dec 21, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The health notes on the product page does not list this product as reducing hot flashes.
what is an appropriate age for having GNC evening primrose oil 1300 medicine?
A shopper on Dec 4, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Their is no appropriate age for taking a supplement. You need to check with your doctor before taking any supplement.
Can these softgels be opened and mix with food or liquids? They are rather large.
A shopper on Jul 17, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The GNC Women's Evening Primrose Oil 1300 soft gels are made to dissolve when interacted with liquid. There is no harm in mixing with food or liquid as it will dissolve. The food or drink may taste a bit funny, but is safe.
Can Primrose help me in getting my period regularly?
A shopper on Jul 13, 2018
Is it good to take this product and other supplement like zinc vitamins?
A shopper on May 10, 2018
Can I take this primerose oil capsule with fish oil capsule since it contain omega-3 ?
A shopper on Apr 23, 2018
I wonder if it has GMO-ingredients, Because it doesn't say GMO-Free. Is it?
Hansol K on Nov 7, 2016