Scientific Name : Carthamus Tinctorius L.
Synonyms :
Other Names in English : Bastard Saffron
Family : Compositae

General Data


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It is a plant of the Compositae family, annual or biennial, which is about 30 to 65 cm high and slightly prickly, and its general appearance, especially its flowers, is similar to Bindii. The flowers are solitary in a small tubular, yellowish-red cap that gradually turns yellow and orange and appears at the end of the flowering branch, which is called the safflower. The fruit is hazelnut-like and white in color with a thin stalk at the top, the shape of the fruit is almost like a tiny sunflower seed. This plant is native to the Orient and grows in different regions in Iran.

Chemical Constituents

7, 8-dimethylpyrazino [2, 3-g] quinazolin-2, 4-(1H, 3H) -dione, adenosine, adenine, uridine, thymine, uracil, roseoside, 4′-O-dihydrophaseic acid-beta-D-glucopyranoside methylester, 4-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy-benzoic acid and p-hydroxybenzoic acid.

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