The Chinese safflower is considered the best, and that from Bombay is least esteemed.
The only crops which they object to grow are kusum or safflower and san-hemp.
Rose colour or pink, is given with safflower and lemon juice.
Carthamine, kr′tha-min, n. a dye obtained in crystals by a chemical process from safflower.
They are far cheaper than safflower, and this agent has consequently been almost driven from the market.
Annotta and safflower afford instances of the second mode of action above referred to, by which substances operate as mordants.
In botany, a genus of composite plants, the most important species of which is Carthamus tinctorius, the safflower.
For flame colour the silk should receive a slight shade with annotta before putting it into the safflower bath.
Chinese Rouge and Pink Saucers have much of the qualities of, and appear to be also prepared from, the safflower.
Abroad it is frequently mixed with safflower, and in England with prepared marigolds, or French (mock) saffron.