Carthame (Carthamus tinctorius) Färberdistel

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Carthame (Carthamus tinctoriusFärberdistel

CarthameCarthame (Carthamus tinctorius)
FR – Le Carthame des teinturiers ou Safran des teinturiers (Carthamus tinctorius L.), parfois appelé Safran bâtard.
Famille des Astéracées
DE – Die Färberdistel (Carthamus tinctorius), auch Saflor, Öldistel, Färbersaflor und Falscher Safran genannt, ist eine Pflanzenart aus der Familie der Korbblütler (Asteraceae). Wirkung
ENSafflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is a highly branched, herbaceous, thistle-like annual plant. It is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil extracted from the seeds. Plants are 30 to 150 cm (12 to 59 in) tall with globular flower heads having yellow, orange, or red flowers. Each branch will usually have from one to five flower heads containing 15 to 20 seeds per head. Safflower is native to arid environments having seasonal rain. It grows a deep taproot which enables it to thrive in such environments.
Utilisation médicale
Anti-inflammatoires – Cholestérol (diminue le mauvais) – Maladies cardio-vasculaires (prévension) – Tension artérielle (hypertension, hypotension).