Profile: Safflower is an annual broadleaf plant in the aster family that produces rounded yellow or reddish-orange flower heads and rosettes of branched leaves, like a thistle.
Details: Safflower is a brilliant yellow to orange flowering herbaceous annual with a thick tap root. Carthamus tinctorius, which looks like a thistle, flourishes in desert areas. Since ancient Egypt, saffflowers have been used as a textile dye, and they are occasionally used in cookery as a cheaper alternative to saffron. Safflower is known as hong hua in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is used for its warming and bitter energetics. Safflower petals and stamens can be used to make safflower tea, infusions, spices, or exterior applications.
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|Shelf Life:||2 Years.|
|Ways To Use:||
Cosmetic- To make salves, balms, and lotions, infuse in oil.
Culinary- Tea blends can be made with it. To add color and taste to dishes and beverages, sprinkle a pinch on top. Safflower provides and natural paper and fabric dye.
Industrial- The food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries all employ safflower.
|Active compounds:||Lignans, Carthamone, Polysaccharide|
|Cuisine:||American, Asian, Chinese, European, French|
|Product Style:||Cut & Sifted|
|Country of Origin:||China|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a airtight Food Storage Containers, cool, dry place.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|
|Preferences in terms of food:||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO|