Extracted from locally grown fresh seeds of bright Sunflower and wood cold pressed using traditional methods. The sunflower seeds are pressed at a low speed and with no heat to retain all nutrients, the rich natural flavour and the aroma of our raw Sunflower seeds. Heat stable thick cooking oil, with neutral flavour and odour similar in composition to vegetable oil. This versatile oil, free from trans fats, is an excellent source of antioxidants and has a neutral flavour, odour, and clean taste similar in composition to vegetable oil.
Benefits – Improves Heart Health: High linoleic acid content in the oil and lower amount of unhealthy saturated fats prevent heart blockages by decreasing all threats of diabetes and heart diseases. Boosts Immune System: Rich in Omega-3 and Oleic acid that maintains the fluidity in the membrane and helps build immunity, removing viral and bacterial infections from the body. Prevents Cancer: Cold-pressing sunflower oil decreases the chances of getting cancer like colon by neutralizing the present free radicals responsible for causing cancer. Skin Protecting Barrier: Linoleic acid helps to maintain the skin’s natural barrier, supporting its ability to retain moisture. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect when used topically.
Uses – Cooking oil: Its neutral flavour is ideal for sautéing, stir-frying and even deep-frying. It also makes a good alternative for butter in baking recipes as it has a subtle flavour and moistens cakes. Skincare: Linoleic acid helps to maintain the skin’s natural barrier, supporting its ability to retain moisture when applied topically. This makes it beneficial for dry skin and conditions like eczema. Wound Healing: Topical use of sunflower oil was beneficial for healing wounds faster. This may be due to its oleic acid content, which can benefit wound care. Haircare: Can be used to smooth frizzes while injecting some much-needed nutrition into dry hair. Simply take a small amount in the palm of your hand and lightly smooth along your part line.