Carthamus red is a natural red food dye derived from the petals of dried safflower flowers treated with an acidic solution.
Carthamus red has antioxidant activity and protective effects against liver damage in rats with liver injury.
Beverages, wine, candy, canned fruit, ice cream, ice-lolly, jelly, preserved fruit
Journal of Ethnopharmacology
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Carthamin, CI Natural Red 26, Safflower red