Description: Botanical Name: Carthamus tinctorius
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: Safflower Oil is the first choice amongst manufacturers for cosmetics requiring Moisturizing Oil. It is also very popular in massage blends as it is easily absorbed, and can be washed from sheets without heavy staining.
Color: Light yellow
Aromatic Description: Safflower Oil is odourless.
Common Uses: safflower is heavily used in manufacturing, massage therapy, and to a lesser degree, as a carrier oil in aromatherapy.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Safflower is easily absorbed.
Shelf life: Safflower is quick to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life of 3 to 6 Months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.