Generic: Safflower Oil
treats Atherosclerosis, Diabetes mellitus type 2, Cardiovascular disorders, Total parenteral nutrition, Toxicity, Familial hyperlipidemia, Kidney disorders, Friedreich's ataxia, Skin conditions, Angina pectoris / coronary artery disease, Malnutrition, Chronic hepatitis, Nutritional supplement, Hypercholesterolemia, Cystic fibrosis, Deficiency, and Hypertension
This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Nicole Giese, MS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Tamara Milkin, PharmD (Northeastern University); Elizabeth Poole, PharmD (Drug Information Center, University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Pharmacy); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
BibliographyDISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence- based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to www.naturalstandard.com. Selected references are listed below.
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