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Safflower Oil

"Safflower Oil" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An oily liquid extracted from the seeds of the safflower, Carthamus tinctorius. It is used as a dietary supplement in the management of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA. It is used also in cooking, as a salad oil, and as a vehicle for medicines, paints, varnishes, etc. (Dorland, 28th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Safflower Oil" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Safflower Oil" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1991
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