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Would it be possible to turn some of the External links into formal references/citations? Courtland 04:22, 2005 Mar 8 (UTC)

source breast cancer entry[edit]

This is what triggered the small edit I inserted on the bottom of the page. I am aware it may get purged as its a research work, but I hope I worded it in search a way to show its still not proven. [1] —Preceding unsigned comment added by Wk muriithi (talkcontribs)

Thanks for the reference; I have added it to the article. Citing research in progress is good as long as we identify it as such. Kingdon 15:31, 24 May 2007 (UTC)


what is in the other 200mg/1g capsule of evening primrose oil. The labels for the product do not say and it did not appear to be in your article.```` —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:51, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

Lead too long and new article needed for oil[edit]

The lead is too long. Perhaps a history section can be added that would take on most of the paragraphs above the content menu. Maybe then the content menu can be moved higher.

Also, evening primrose oil seems like it should have it's own article instead of being redirected to this one. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:26, 2 March 2011 (UTC)

Uses of Evening Primrose Oil[edit]

The current page states that there is little conclusive evidence of medicinal effects. Although this may be so, surely most people would expect the page to state that some users believe it to have benefits for, inter alia, PMT and period pains. I think that some of the text to this effect that has been previously excised should be reinstated. Arrivisto (talk) 09:30, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

Absence of Oenothera lamarckiana and Oenothera gigas[edit]

The Talk:Evolution/FAQ page mentions field observations of Oenothera lamarckiana and Oenothera gigas as evidence of Evolution, and wikilinks both names (see its Q5). Both links redirect to this article, but it contains no reference at all to either of them: neither does the separate article List of Oenothera species. Ought this to be addressed, either by additional text here and in the List article, or by creating and linking articles these species? (I myself am very much Not A Botanist.) {The poster formerly known as} (talk) 18:02, 30 November 2016 (UTC)