The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cometic ingredient market in Korea.
The Garden of Naturalsolution has specialized in the development and supply of an extensive range of
natural inredients for the cosmetic and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Safflower, Redflower|
|Seientific name||Carthamus tinctorius|
|INCI name||Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Flower Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||홍화추출물|
|Used part||Flower /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||skin brightening / anti-wrinkle / anti-aging /|
|Known active compounds||kinobeon A, lignans, quercetin, carthamus yellow|
Carthamus tinctorius, also called safflower, is a highly branched herbaceous, thistle-like annual plantwith yellow-orange colored globular flowers. It is cultivated for the safflower seed which are used tocolor and flavor foods, and for its oil which is also used in cooking. The dried flower has long been usedas a natural textile dye as well as a traditional medicinal herb in Korea. Current studies in Asia andEurope has reported the depigmentation and anti-aging capabilities of this plant. Research indicatesthat C. tinctorius is significant in repressing the production of melanin by reducing tyrosinase activity ina dose-dependent manner. C. tinctorius is also recognized as a potentially significant anti-oxidant,containing, among other anti-oxidant constituents, kinobeon A.