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Oral evening primrose oil and borage oil for eczema

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Eczema is one of the commonest conditions of childhood, and, for many, it continues into their later lives. Increasingly, patients are turning to complementary or alternative therapies and a new Cochrane Review in April 2013 examines evening primrose oil and borage oil. Joel Bamford, from Duluth Minnesota in the US, describes the findings.

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Updated on: July 8, 2013, 10:43

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