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Safflower

English Name: Safflower
Scientific Name: Carthamus tinctorius
Country of Origin: Iran
Description:
Traditionally, the crop was grown for its seeds, and used for coloring and flavoring foods, in medicines, and making red (carthamin) and yellow dyes, especially before cheaper aniline dyes became available.[2] For the last fifty years or so, the plant has been cultivated mainly for the vegetable oil extracted from its seeds.
Available forms:
Dried petals- seeds oil

 

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