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Safflower Oil


Taste Profile

Safflower oil has a mild smell and aroma.

Usage Tips

  1. Safflower oil can be used for salad dressings.
  2. It can also be used in the preparation of mayonnaise.
  3. It can be used in curries and stir-fries.
  4. High linoleic safflower oil is rich in unpolysaturated fats and is good for unheated foods such as vinaigrettes and monounsaturated safflower oil is good for cooking at high temperatures.

Common names and forms

  1. Imported Refined Safflower (KARDI) Seed Oil H.O
  2. Organic Safflower Oil
  3. Refined Safflower (Kardi) Seed Oil


Safflower oil comes from the seeds of a false saffron plant.The oil provides either unsaturated or monounsaturated fat, each square measure supply of omega-6 fatty acid, an important carboxylic acid that body wants however does not produce on it's own. The false saffron plant could be a member of the flower family, it's AN annual crop native to the Mediterranean, India, elements of Asia and Africa.

Health benefits

  • Safflower oil is a good source of unsaturated fats including polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats which help in reducing inflammation and improving heart health.(1)
  • It also helps to improve blood sugar levels.(1)
  • It also helps in lowering bad cholesterol levels and boosts heart health.(1)
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties which can help to treat diabetes and heart problems.(1)
  • Safflower oil contains vitamin E which makes dry or inflamed skin smooth.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for organic safflower oil. Also check for its "use-by" date on the packaging. Check whether the oil has a strong smell if it does it may have gone rancid, so discard it.


Safflower oil may cause gastrointestinal problems such as vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps. High consumption of safflower oil can lead to a drop in blood pressure which can be dangerous.(2)

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