Some Safflower Oil For Your Heart?
- 7 Months ago
Safflower is a highly branched herbaceous plant. The seeds of this plant are used for oil extraction, and used as safflower oil in many households. But do you really know what this oil is? Traditionally, this plant was grown to make natural dyes of yellow and red from their brightly coloured flowers. This was used in a time when commercial dyes were not available. The flowers and seeds of this plant were also used to add flavour to food.
Today, many brands in the market sell safflower oil, which is extracted from the seeds of this plant. There are two types of safflowers that produce two different kinds of oils. One of the varieties produces oils that are higher in monounsaturated fatty acids, while the other has higher proportions of polyunsaturated fatty acids.