Oil produced from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius, biocártamo contains, Biocártamo contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids such as linoleic acid (omega 6) and oleic acid (omega 9).
GLUTEN-FREE. Ministry of Health warning: there are no proven scientific evidences that this food prevents, treats or cures diseases.M.S.: 4.8697.0095.
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) belongs to the Compositae family.1 Oil is extracted from its seeds. It is much appreciated in the East as it is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids.2
References: 1.Dajue L, Mündel H. Safflower Carthamus tinctorius L. Promoting the conservation and use of underutilized and neglected crops. 7. Institute of Plant Genetics and crop Plant Research, Gatersleben/ International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy. 1996. 2. Takauchi, H. Matsuo T. Tokuyama K. Shimomura Y. Suzuki, M. Diet-Induced Thermogenesis Is Lower in rats Fed a Lard Diet Than in Those Fed a High Oleic Acid Safflower Oil Diet, a Safflows oil Diet or a Linseed Oil Diet. The Journal of nutrition, Japan. 1994.