Saf Flower Seed

Saf Flower Seed

Botanical Name : Carthamus Tinctorius
English Name : Saf Flower Seed
Hindi Name : Kusam Kusumbo
Family Name : Asteraceae


India, United States, and Mexico are the leading producers, with Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, China, Argentina and Australia accounting for most of the remainder origin.

Safflower seed is a minor commercial crop today, with about 800,000 tonnes being produced each year.

OSS is used mainly as cooking oil, in salad dressings, and for the production of margarine.

OSS is flavorless and colorless, and nutritionally similar to sunflower oil.


Safflower is one of humanity’s oldest crops. dated to the Twelfth dynasty of Egypt.

The plant is believed to be native to the southern Mediterranean region of Europe.

Carthamus tinctorius L, widely accepted as Safflower or false saffron, belongs to the Compositae or Asteraceae family.

Saf flower is known for its flowers, which were traditionally used for coloring and flavoring in the food industry.

Also, Saf flower was cultivated before a large production of cheaper aniline dyes became available for textile-staining dyes


Machine Clean, Purity 99%, & Sortex Clean Purity 99.9%.


M.P Origin / A.P Origin


Indian safflower seed has special demand as bird seed due to its bold size and whitish colour, also used as a substitute for sunflower seed in birdfeeders.

Use of safflower oil as cooking medium is on increase due to low saturated fats, Sufflower seeds comes in Oil Seeds.

Its flowers are known to be used for industrial and medicinal purposes.
Europe, Japan & Taiwan are major importers of safflower seed from India.

India is the Largest safflower producer in the world

Consumes most of its own production

Saf flower is grown with other Rabi crops such as wheat and barley during the winter dry season.


25 kg, 50 kg.

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