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Substance Name: Evening Primrose oil
RN: 308064-97-3
UNII: 3Q9L08K71N


  • Has anticoagulant and anti-platelet activity; oil from Oenothera biennis used in treatment of atopic eczema; also used as a dietary supplement; contains 72% linoleic & 7% linolenic acid.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Analgesics
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Antimetabolites
  • Antirheumatic Agents
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Hypolipidemic Agents
  • Lipid Regulating Agents
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
  • Sensory System Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Evening primrose oil


  • Oil of evening primrose
  • UNII-3Q9L08K71N

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 308064-97-3


  • 3Q9L08K71N

System Generated Number

  • 0308064973