Sunflower Oil

Distillation Method:
Cold Pressed
Country of Origin:
The Netherland
Plant Part:
Seed
Latin Name:
Helianthus annuus
Cultivation:
Certified Organic

THIS OIL IS A DISCONTINUE ITEM, GET SUPPLIES WHILE THEY LAST!

About the Oil: Sunflower seeds contain vitamins A, E and E and lecithin, and are also rich in minerals such as calcium, zinc, potassium, iron and phosphorus. Sunflower oil is antioxidant, nutritive and warming.

Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
240mL
$9.27
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120mL
$6.70
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Chemical Families

CHEMISTRY Fatty acid content: Linoleic acid ~73.5% Oleic acid ~14.2% Palmitic acid ~6.4% Stearic acid ~4.2%
Description

ABOUT THE PLANT

Helianthus, or sunflower, is a genus of plants comprising about 70 species in the family Asteraeae. The genus is one of many in the Asteraceae family that are known as sunflowers. The domesticated sunflower, H. annuus, is the most familiar species.

ABOUT THE OIL

The oil from sunflower seeds resembles that of Safflower oil, to which it is related.

OF INTEREST

Sunflowers were prized by the South American Indians who ground the seeds of the flowers in a mortar and pestle to make meal.

Therapeutic Properties

SKIN CARE

  • warms
  • softens
  • soothes
  • conditions skin
  • nourishes
  • protects
  • moisturizes
  • protects cells from oxidation
  • strengthens fingernails
  • Especially good for: normal skin, dry skin, rheumatoid arthritis, nails