Carthamus tinctorius


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safflower

Chinese medicine
A herb, the flowers of which are used topically for abscesses, bruises and burns, and internally for anginal pan, coagulation disorders, delayed menses, and as a cardiovascular tonic.

Carthamus tinctorius,

n See safflower.
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Incriminated plants, number of poisoning and deaths Species Number of Number of poisoning deaths Euphorbia resinifera 1 1 Warionia saharae 1 - Rosmarinus officinalis 1 - Ricinus communis 1 - Mandragora autumnalis 2 - Carthamus tinctorius 3 - Peganum harmala 3 - Artemisia absinthium 4 1 Atractylis gummifera 71 30 Unknown 17 3 Total 104 35 Table 3.
No trypsin inhibition activity was found in varieties of Helianthus annuus varieties LSF-11 and LSF-8, Carthamus tinctorius varieties PBNS-12 and PBNS-40 and Arachis hypogaea JL-24.
Key words: Mycorrhization, Glomus intraradices, Sorghum bicolor, Carthamus tinctorius, plant characteristics
Clustering Analysis of Ethiopian Safflower, Carthamus tinctorius, Using ISSR Markers.
Effect of salinity on plant growth and biological activities of Carthamus tinctorius L.
Patterns of phenotypic variation in a germplasm collection of Carthamus tinctorius L.
Karyotypic analysis of different populations of Carthamus tinctorius Linnaeus (Asteraceae).
Yield response factor to water (ky)and water use efficiency of Carthamus tinctorius L.
The herbaceous plant Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower), belonging to the Asteraceae family, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to invigorate the blood and release stagnation, to promote circulation and menstruation (Pharmacopoeia of PRC 2010) and to treat neuropsychological disorders such as major depression (Zhao et al.