DAILY ESSENTIALS: BENEFITS OF SUNFLOWER OIL

Sunflower Seed Oil is one of most frequently used carrier oil. There are so many benefits that Sunflower Oil can offer most especially for skin conditions. It as anti inflammatory, anti bacterial, antifungal, anticancer, cardio protective and dermoprotective.

Healing Benefits (Source: Therapeutic

Anti-inflammatory – – Sunflower has anti inflammatory benefits due to its chemical position of tocopherols to fight chronic inflammatory conditions like bronchial asthma ,osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Anti-Cancer – Sunflower seed oil is rich source of phytoesterol which may serve as a preventive measure for breast cancer. It has been observed that beta-Sitosterol, most abundant phytosterol inhibits the growth of several specific types of tumour cells in vitro and decreases the size and the extent of tumour metastases . In another study sunflower oil also reported reduced postmenopausal breast cancer risk

Chemoprotective . Sunflower seed oil has also been reported to protect the skin. It is rich in linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic and stearic acid .