safflower oil


: an edible drying oil obtained from the seeds of the safflower

Examples of safflower oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Key Ingredients: Jojoba oil, lavender oil, safflower oil How to Apply: Apply a few drops to the palm of your hand and work the oil evenly into your hair. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 15 June 2024 Skin & Coat: Ideal for sensitive skin, enriched with vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids from cod liver and safflower oil. Melissa Karns, USA TODAY, 30 Jan. 2024 Other options to try include peanut oil, sunflower oil, and safflower oil. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 21 Mar. 2024 In addition to rosemary oil to help boost scalp circulation and reduce inflammation, the formula contains moisturizing avocado oil and safflower oil. Macaela MacKenzie, Glamour, 27 Feb. 2024 However, this doesn’t mean that this product was absent of oil, as its shea, camelina, and safflower oil concoction helped replenish our skin’s moisture levels as the wax beads gently sloughed away our surface skin, giving some TLC to the new layer underneath. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 16 Feb. 2024 That includes having some kind of protein like chicken or eggs before her workout, followed by meals later in the day like salads with Brussels sprouts, radishes, and safflower oil, and salmon. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 31 July 2023 Canola and safflower oils are also healthy options that can help manage cholesterol.314 Pulses Several studies have linked pulses—the umbrella term for beans, lentils, and peas—to cholesterol reduction. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Rd, Health, 20 June 2023 The conditioner is formulated with avocado and safflower oils and shea butter to deeply moisturize strands and keep dryness at bay. Jacqueline Saguin,, 10 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safflower oil was circa 1857

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“Safflower oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

safflower oil

: a polyunsaturated edible oil obtained from the seeds of the safflower

Medical Definition

safflower oil

: an edible drying oil that is low in saturated fatty acids and is obtained from the seeds of the safflower

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