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Safflower - Wikipedia
Safflower - traditionally, the crop was grown for its seeds, and used for colouring and flavouring foods, in medicines, and making red (carthamin) and yellow dyes, especially before cheaper aniline dyes became available.[2] For the last fifty years or so, the plant has been cultivated mainly for the vegetable oil extracted from its seeds. In April 2007 it was reported that genetically modified safflower has been bred to create insulin.
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America's Most Complete Seed and Nursery Company Since 1866
Carthamus tinctorius 'Quadricolor' Safflower
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Safflower (Carthamus tinctoria)- Another of humanity’s oldest crops, with garlands of the flowers found in the pharaohs’ tombs. Safflower is a thistlelike plant 1-2 ft tall with yellow to red flowers. The flowers are used for dye or drying and the petals as a home substitute for saffron. The seeds average 40% oil content, and yield a high-quality oil with many health benefits. It prefers a long dry season and limited rain; it can get fungal diseases in rainy conditions.
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Safflower ~ Another "poor man's saffron" without the pungent aroma or strong flavor of the real thing.
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The Underground Farm
Safflower bouquet. Flower petals can be used as a Saffron substitute and leaves are edible.
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Seeds for Magic Herbs and Pagan Gardens
Carthamus tinctorius, Safflower, False Saffron. Protection, dye. Edible, but adds no flavor of its own.
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Safflower. Leaves, seeds, and oil are edible. Bees should like it.
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Safflower blossom | Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences | Washington State University
Safflower blossom, edible
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How to Grow Safflower
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Safflower - Herbal Encyclopedia
Cultivated for its oil and use as a dye since the twelfth dynasty of ancient Egypt, safflower has a long and storied place in humanity’s history. In traditional Chinese medicine safflower is used to reduce bruising, increase circulation, and relieve pain. It is no wonder safflower is revered around the world!
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Safflower Carthamus tinctorius
The Backyard Botanist: Safflower Carthamus tinctorius
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Insulin Can Now Be Made Cheaply from Flowers
First it came from pigs, then GM bacteria. Now, the garden ... Making Insulin from Safflowers
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A Local History - St Edmundsbury from 1539 to 1699
Safflower or bastard saffron. Grown for dyestuffs. Picture from Wikipedia