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Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius)
  • Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius)


    Latin Name: Carthamus tinctorius
    Countries of Origin:  Mexico
    Extraction Method: Cold pressed 
    Processing Type: Refined
    Parts Used: Seed

    Point of interest:  Dyes from the plant and seeds have been found in tombs in Egypt.  Ancient food crop. (Parker)

    Color:   Pale yellow to yellow.  
    Aroma: Odorless
    Feel: Slightly greasy.
    Absorption: Easily and quickly

    Properties:  Moisturizing
    Uses: Massage and carrier oil for essential oils.
    Safety Data: No cautions or contraindications.
    Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This is for educational purposes only. This is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent illness. For external use only, keep out of the reach of children.  Please see Certificate Of Analysis for Best By date and COA available upon request.

    • Lot Numbers

      Lot #-5019-A10

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