Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is a highly branched,herbaceous,thistle like annual plant. It is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil extracted from
the seeds. Plants are 30 to 150 cm (12 to 59 in) tall with globular flower heads having yellow, orange, or red flowers. Each branch will usually have
from one to five flower heads containing 15 to 20 seeds per head. Safflower is native to arid environments having seasonal rain. It grows a deep taproot which enables it to thrive in such environments.
Product Name: Safflower Extract.
Botanic Name: Carthamus tinctorius
Latin Name: Crocus Sativus L.
Plant Part: Flower (Dried, 100% Natural).
Type of Extraction: Water/ Grain Alcohol.
Country of Origin: P.R. China.
Active Ingredient: Crocin and Safranal.
1.It can mildly excite the heart, lower coronary resistance, and increase coronary blood flow and myocardial nutritional blood flow;
2.It can protect and improve myocardial ischemia, and narrow the range of myocardial infarction;
3.Its decoction, water extract, safflower yellow, etc. can expand peripheral blood vessels, lower blood pressure, inhibit platelet aggregation, enhance fibrinolysis, and reduce blood viscosity;
4.Carthamin isolate can antagonize arrhythmia;
5.Its injection, alcohol extract, and safflower glycosides can significantly improve the hypoxia tolerant capability and have a protective effect on hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE);
6.Its decoction can excite uterus and intestinal smooth muscle;
7.Safflower yellow has analgesic, sedative and anticonvulsant effect on the central nervous system. In addition, it has immunosuppressive effect too;
8.Safflower alcohol extract and water extract have anti-inflammatory effect.
(1)Safflower Extract's folkloric uses as an herbal medicine are legendary and legion. It was used for its carminative(suppressing cramps and flatulence) and emmenagogic(enhancing pelvic blood flow) properties.Medieval Europeans used Safflower Extract to treat respiratory disorders,coughs and colds,scarlet fever, smallpox, cancer, hypoxia, and asthma.
(2)Less hunger,100% reduction in the desire to snack,50%fewer instances of eating between meals,moderate weight loss.
(3)Safflower Extract,better mood,antidepressant effects have been demonstrated.
(4)Safflower Extract has shown promise as a new and alternative treatment for a variety of cancers.Initial research suggests that carotenoids present in Safflower Extract are anticarcinogenic (cancer-suppressing),anti-mutagenic (mutation-preventing),and immunomodulatory.
(5)Safflower Extract use as an antioxidant in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics,and as a food supplement.