Common name Sunflower oil
Botanical name   Helianthus annuus
Description   Clear, yellow liquid
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
Linoleic 48-74%
Oleic 14-40%
Palmitic 4-9%
Stearic 1-7%
Plant parts used Seeds
Extraction method    Solvent
Origin Spain


DESCRIPTION

Sunflower oil is one of the most versatile oils available as it is high in both Linoleic and Oleic Acids. This combination makes it a relatively stable but naturally nourishing oil. It has excellent emollient properties and is rich in Vitamin E which is an important antioxidant for the protection of oils in our skin.

 

SUGGESTED BENEFITS

Skin: Moisturiser, Vit E