Benefits of Safflower of the dyers - Saffron bastard - Carthamus Tinctorius
Family of Composites
The decoction of the seeds is drunk at a rate of 8 g / liter to facilitate and accelerate the transit.
The oil extracted from the seeds consumed is purgative, massage against rheumatism, consumed against excess cholesterol, arteriosclerosis, obesity and heart conditions.
We drink the decoction of the flowers against ophthalmia in enema and against diseases of the liver.
Note: petals are sold in markets and it is said to be saffron, while one is different from the other.