- Latin Name
- Helianthus Annuus
- Asteraceae (Compositae)
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A light oil which is slightly sweet, Sunflower oil has a softening effect on the skin, helping to alleviate skin conditions and bruising.
- Contains Inulin which is said to help asthma
- Used in many skin preparations and bases
- A good massage base
The oil was used by the indigenous population of America to help with rheumatism, whereas in Russia the leaves and flowers were used for the treatment of chest problems, bronchitis, coughs and even malaria. In years gone past the dried leaves have been smoked like tobacco.