Megan Korsak, Graphics Editor
Safflower oil is an extract from safflower seeds. There are multiple benefits to using safflower oil that can alleviate the symptoms of coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis. Although these claims have yet to be proven, many people have sworn that there are significant benefits to safflower oil.
Safflower oil known for its high levels of vitamin E which can lower respiratory problems, helps blood circulation, and strengthens the immune system. The high vitamin E concentration helps the body lower the chances of heart problems and cancers.
This oil is also high in unsaturated fats, low in saturated fats, and high in Omega-3 which helps the body burn fat. These fatty acids also build prostaglandins which help control muscle contractions, balance blood pressure, and help anyone and everyone’s immune system.
When Safflower oil is rubbed at the roots of one’s hair, it works to do great things. It has been shown to improve the overall quality of the hair and to give the hair a lustrous sheen. In addition, it can also be used as a moisturizer to allow the skin to have a natural radiance.
Safflower oil is proof that good things can come in small packages. It is good for the body, on the inside and the outside and has a surprising number of applications.
Although science has yet to prove it, it is one of the most useful oils available to people.