Ingredient Spotlight: Safflower / Hong Hua
Safflower petal reduces inflammation, promotes blood circulation, and is especially great for regulating an irregular menstrual cycle.
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In Chinese Medicine, Safflower activates blood, reduces blood stasis, and unblocks the menses to regulate the monthly cycle of menstruation.
In Western medicine, Safflower reduces pain, decreases blood clots, and increases blood flow. It also stimulates the immune system and uterus and can reduce fatty acids in the body.
Fun Fact: Recent research has shown that high omega-6 oils, like Safflower seed oil, can increase inflammation—directly contrasting the anti-inflammatory properties of Safflower petals.