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Safflower Oil - 100% Pure, Cold Pressed

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  • Bianca Rosa® natural carrier oils provide theperfect medium in which to dilute potent essential oils and"carry" them onto the skin and into the body. Thesedeep-nourishing oils provide even distribution and absorption with lightand non-sticky lubrication. Depending on the potency of the essential oilbeing diluted, generally, adding 1-3 drops of essential oil to every 5 mL(1 tsp.) of carrier oil is suffic

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Safflower Oil - 100% Pure, Cold Pressed - Safflower Oil - ( Carthamus tinctorius ) - The safflower plant, which is related to the thistle, is thought to be native of Egypt and the Far East. The highest quality oil is warm-pressed from the seeds; it has a deep, golden-yellow hue and a faint, nutty odour. Unrefined safflower oil is rich in essential fatty acids and contains useful levels of vitamin E. It is also a natural sun filter, screening out, on average, up to 20 per cent of the sun's rays. However, the unrefined oil is especially vulnerable to oxidation and should be stored in the fridge. - Percentage in Blends: Can be used as a base oil, 100 percent. - - General Herb Information - Safflower - Carthamus tinctorius L. - Family: Asteraceae. - Other Names: Saffron thistle; hong hua (Chinese); carthame (French); Färberdistel, Saflor (German); cartamo (Italian); cártamo (Spanish). - Description: Safflower is an erect annual herb with toothed, prickly leaves and attractive yellow flower heads surrounded by bristly bracts. The fruits are small, white, one-seeded nuts (achenes). - Origin: Unknown. The earliest archaeological records are from Mesopotamia. The plant is cultivated for traditional health use mainly in China, while production of seed oil is centred in India, the USA, Mexico and Ethiopia. - Parts Used: Flowers ( Cartharmi flos ), also the seeds and seed oil ( Carthami oleum ). - Therapeutic Category: Emmenagogue, anti-inflammatory. - Uses and Properties: Flowers are important in China for helping support female ailments, inflammation, heart disorders, and fever. Also used to help support lower abdominal pain and to clean and support wounds, scars, swellings, and sprains. The unpurified oil is slightly purgative; used against chronic digestive troubles. - Active Ingredients: The yellow pigments in the flowers are glucosylated dichalcones (such as carthamin, safflor yello

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 1.7 x 1.7 x 1.7 inches
  • ASIN: B008X8NTO0
  • UPC: 064434283767
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,305,696 in Beauty (See Top 100 in Beauty)
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