Sunflower Seed Oil (High Linoleic or High Oleic Organic)
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Sunflower Seed Oil has monounsaturated oleic acid representing 14 to 39% of the total of fatty acids. In the high-oleic sunflower, the relative proportion of the two fatty acids is reversed, with oleic acid making up 75 to over 90% of the total fatty acids. Sunflower oil also contains saturated palmitic and stearic fatty acids in proportions varying from about 1 to 6% and tiny amounts of other fatty acids. The advantage of high-oleic Sunflower Seed Oil is that it is slightly less prone to oxidation and has a longer shelf life. It is also less liable to form unhealthy by-products during cooking at high temperatures.
Sourced from a supplier as certified organic.
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Origin: North America
Appearance: Clear to amber-yellow.
Aromatic Description: Sunflower Seed Oil has a mild scent.
Absorption: Fast Absorption Rate- Feels light, and absorbs into the skin readily, leaving a silky smooth finish.
Common Uses: Sunflower Oil is one of the most popular oils for the extraction of herbs such as Calendula, Arnica, and St. Johns Wort. The fatty acids in Sunflower Seed Oil are important in the structural integrity & barrier function of the skin and inflammatory response. Economical pricing and a broad range of uses make this oil a good choice for many cosmetic applications.
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