Expeller Pressed High Oleic Safflower Oil

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Safflower oil is produced by crushing the seeds of safflowers and then extracting the oil from those seeds. This oil is clear to pale yellow in color and is nearly odorless. Containing a high percentage of oleic acid, it is known to be extremely moisturizing and nourishing for the skin and hair as well as being perfect for cooking potato chips, corn chips and for baking. According to the FDA, "Supportive but not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that daily consumption of about 1½ tablespoons (20g) of oils containing high levels of oleic acid [at least 70%], may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease."

Safflower OilBotanical Name

Carthamus tinctorius

Country of Origin

USA or Mexico

Extraction Method

Expeller Pressed

Refinement Process

Refined, Bleached & Deodorized


Free Fatty Acids:  ≤ 0.05% as oleic
Peroxide Value:  ≤ 1.0 Meq/kg
Color, Lovibond:  ≤ 1.5 Red
                                ≤ 15 Yellow
Typical Fatty Acid Profile:
    Stearic:  2.00%
    Oleic:  76.50%
    Linoleic:  14.00%
    Alpha Linoleic:  0.10%

Note: The attributes listed above are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department.


  • Kosher
  • Vegan
  • Naturally Non GMO
  • Naturally Gluten Free
  • Stored in a SQF Certified Facility
  • GloryBee is FSMA Compliant

Suggested Uses

Aunt Patty's High Oleic Expeller Pressed Safflower Oil is great to cook Potato Chips, Corn Chips and for baking. Safflower oil is used as an ingredient in a wide variety of skin and hair care applications including lip balms, soaps, creams, lotions, bath oils, conditioners as well as a base oil in salt and sugar scrubs.

Saponification Value For Soap Makers

186-198 mg KOH per gram of fat
Conversion Value for NaOH (Sodium Hydroxide) = 0.137 oz
Conversion Value for KOH (Potassium Hydroxide) = 0.192 oz
For more information on SAP values and conversions, click here.

Shelf Life & Storage

Product shelf life is dependent on storage conditions and is highly variable. Product should be stored under cool, dry conditions and in a humidity controlled environment. Industry standard for shelf life of product, when stored under optimum conditions, is 9 months from the date of manufacture.