The evidence that raised safety concerns regarding evening primrose oil in individuals prone to epileptic seizures originated from two papers published in the early 1980s. Since their publication, the safety of evening primrose oil has been re-evaluated and it is now accepted that not only is evening primrose oil safe, but that prostaglandins produced from the GLA component found within the oil may actually protect against or reduce the severity of seizures in epileptic individuals.

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