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Safflower Oil

Other Names: Safflower, Dyer's saffron, American saffron, Fake saffron, False Saffron, Bastard Saffron, Zaffer, Hong Hua, Carthamus Tinctorius
Traditional Usages: To Induce Sweating, Stimulate Menstruation, Measles, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disorders, Eczema, Relieve Abdominal Pain, Fever, Skin Rashes, Scabies, Arthritis, Chest Pains, Soothe Coughs, Bronchial Conditions, Constipation
Resources: Iran, India, Africa, China, Egypt, US, Mexico
Parts Used: Flowers, Seed, Seed Oil
Herb Actions: antiseptic, abortifacient, expectorant, induces sweating, inhibits tumors, purgative, pneumonic (lungs), stimulates menstruation
Health Warning: Do not take flowers or seeds if Pregnant.


Safflower Oil - Home remedy for Alopecia: Safflower is considered to be a good vasodilator. Massage your scalp with safflower oil for 20-minutes a day to increase local blood flow and stimulate hair growth.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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