Safflower is used as a tonic healing herb for irritations and rashes of the skin. It can also help, in oil form, reduce cholesterol and reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Safflower can induce menstrual cycle and improve the immune system.
False Saffron and Azafran.
Circulatory, anti-inflammatory, stimulant, and immune booster
Topical Uses / Applications:
Not normally used in cooking.
Do not use Safflower if you are pregnant. Avoid if you have peptic ulcers or hemorrhagic diseases due to the prolongation of blood coagulation time.
These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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