红花 || Safflower
What is 【Safflower】?
Safflower is a plant. The flower and oil from the seeds are used as medicine.
In foods, safflower seed oil is used as a cooking oil.
In manufacturing, safflower flower is used to color cosmetics and dye fabrics.
How does it work?
The linolenic and linoleic acids in safflower seed oil help prevent "hardening of the arteries," lower cholesterol, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Safflower contains chemicals that may thin the blood to prevent clots, widen blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and stimulate the heart.
What are the benefits of safflower?
📌Research shows that taking safflower oil as a dietary supplement or substituting it for other oils in the diet helps lower total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol.
📌Safflower is used as medicine to improve the condition of patients with chest pain symptoms.
📌Safflower oil is high in oleic acid and may help to prevent heart disease.
📌Safflower oil and the unsaturated fatty acids in safflower oil improved markers of inflammation. This may help with several conditions, including diabetes and heart disease.
💚 𝗚𝗼 𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻, 𝗴𝗼 𝘃𝗲𝗴𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗻