In order to understand what CLA Saflower Oil is we will need to separate the CLA from the safflower. We will begin with the Safflower it is (Carthamus tinctorius) which is a extremely branchy, herbaceous, thistle-like annual plant. It is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil that comes from the seeds. Plants are 30 – A buck fifty (12 – 59 in) big with globular flower heads having yellow, orange, or crimson flowers. Each individual branch will usually comprise from 1 to 5 flower heads containing Fifteen to 20 seeds for each head. Safflower is native to arid environments getting seasonal rain. It grows a deep taproot which makes it possible for it to be successful in such environments.