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Carthamus tinctorius


Carthamus tinctorius

SAFFLOWER

Safflower is a thistle-like plant from the compositae family, with a seed that is highly concentrated in a fatty acid rich oil. The presence of helianol (a component of triterpene alcohols present in the flowers) gives safflower a strong anti-inflammatory effect on the skin.

Safflower oil is a plant derived emollient that mimics the lipid content of the skin. It helps stabilize and maintain the structure of the skin's complex inter-cellular matrix, preventing moisture loss and cell damage and promoting skin's soft, smooth, healthy appearance.

Skin Care Benefits:
Nourishing, Moisturizing, Softening, Replenishing, Anti-inflammatory


Alchemilla Products Containing this Herb:

Face Care
- Deep Clean Purifying Masque
- Gentle Plant Purifying Masque

Bath and Body
- Lavender Natural Herbal Soap

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