Safflower Oil

Safflower Oil

Safflower oil is extracted from the seed of safflower and is said to support many health-related claims when it is used in diet or directly on the skin.

Safflower oil contains

Calories- 120

Fat- 14 grams

Carbohydrates- 0 gram

Sugar- 0 gram

Protein- 0 gram

Fibre- 0 gram

Health Benefits

Reduces cholesterol and improves heart health: The unsaturated fat in safflower oil makes the platelets less sticky, which prevent blood clotting, which can lead to heart attack and stroke.

Contains the excellent amount of fatty acids: The body needs a certain kind of fats for smooth functioning; these fats are monosaturated and polyunsaturated.

Uplifts dry skin: Safflower oil is used in making cosmetics and skin products. Although all the claims of it being beneficial to skin health are anecdotal, it does makes dry skin soft and smooth after applying it regularly.

Health Risk

Safflower oil can thin the blood, and it can prevent clotting, which immediately increases the risk of bleeding or blood loss.

Safflower oil has no such side effects in health as long as you are consuming it in a limited amount.