Why safflower oil or plant is bad for you?
When you should not use safflower?
This plant must be avoided in the following cases:
- Allergy to compound plants: People allergic to Daisy family plants (Asteraceae or Compositae) can also be allergic to safflower, from the same family.
- Safflower can lower blood pressure too much: Do not take safflower if you suffer from hypotension or if you take medication against hypertension.
- Safflower can affect blood clotting. Do not take safflower if you have bleeding, stomach ulcer, digestive ulcer, if you take anticoagulant medication, or thrombosis medication.
- Surgery: Safflower can affect clotting. Do not take safflower at least 2 weeks before surgery, and check with your doctor before starting treatment.
- Safflower flowers have an emmenagogue effect. Do not take safflower flowers if you are pregnant.
Toxicity of safflower
- Safflower flowers can cause miscarriage. Do not take safflower if you are pregnant because it has an abortive effect.
- Safflower oil can affect blood clotting. Do not take safflower oil if you take medication for coagulation or thrombosis.
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28 January, 2020