In traditional Chinese medicine, this powerful herb is known as hong hua and included in blends for blood stasis. It is often used when stagnation leaves menstrual periods absent or painful and scanty. It can be helpful for wounds, bruising from trauma, masses, swelling, and some rashes. It can be used both topically and internally.
*Discontinue use several weeks prior to surgery. Safflower is not recommended for those who take blood thinners or have problems with blood clotting*
THS recommends that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using herbal products, particularly if you take other medications, or if you are nursing, pregnant, or expecting to become pregnant.
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