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saf·flow·er oil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. safflower oilnoun

    oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints

  2. safflower oilnoun

    oil from seeds of the safflower plant


  1. safflower oil

    Safflower oil is a type of vegetable oil that comes from the seeds of the safflower plant, a thistle-like annual crop. It is used in cooking as a frying or salad oil and in the production of margarine. Safflower oil is also used for nutritional supplementation and in cosmetic formulations. The oil has a high concentration of unsaturated fats, especially monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. There are two types of safflower oil: high-linoleic and high-oleic, each offering different health benefits.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Safflower Oil

    An oily liquid extracted from the seeds of the safflower, Carthamus tinctorius. It is used as a dietary supplement in the management of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA. It is used also in cooking, as a salad oil, and as a vehicle for medicines, paints, varnishes, etc. (Dorland, 28th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safflower oil in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safflower oil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • slunečnicový olejCzech
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