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evening primrose oil

What is it iv seen a lot of people mentioned they had it what dose it do and are they any side effects
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It is an oil (in a capsule) you can take orally or insert vaginally to help ripen your cervix. I've been taking it orally since week 35ish and have been using it vaginally since 38 weeks and I'm already 80% effaced. I belive it works..but over a period of time not over night.  
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