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20th June 2016

Summer season!

What better opportunity to talk about some of our Sunflower products.

Sunflower Oil – Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

Our Sunflower oil is produced by the refining, bleaching and deodorizing of the crude oil obtained from the seeds of the Sunflower in Argentina. The oil consists of linoleic acid, oleic acid and palmitic acid all which make the product healthy for consumption.

So what are the benefits?

The body

Sunflower oil is full of vitamins, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats – around 80% of the oil contains monounsaturated fats which can help lower cardiovascular diseases and chance of heart attack. It is also a good source of protein for the body, consuming the oil will help to build and repair tissues.

The skin

The existence of calming and moisturising properties in this oil helps to maintain healthy skin. The emollient properties in Sunflower oil aids the skin in retaining its moisture, it is also very high in Vitamin E which protects skin cells from becoming damaged. Aroma therapists often use this product as it is of a light texture with just a mild scent and midwives recommend it for baby massage.

The hair

This oil has a content of nutrients and antioxidants which can treat damaged hair and leave it looking healthy and fresh.

 

Sunflower wax- Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

Sunflower Wax is obtained from hydrogenated vegetable oil to separate the fractions of the oil to create a waxy flake like product. It is used in many products to improve hardness, texture and strength. The wax can also be used as a thickener and can improve oil binding, emolliency, film formation, and lubricity.

Lipsticks, Lip balms and candles are just some of the products Sunflower wax is used in.

 

Sunflower butter- Helianthus annuus seed oil – hydrogenated vegetable oil –butyrospermum Parkii butter, Tocopherol

Sunflower butter is made from the oil of the Sunflower seeds, it consists of many healthy fats and vitamins. This butter has a high content of unsaturated fats, these absorb the vitamins and minerals and help to keep the skin looking healthy. The presence of magnesium in this butter help muscles in the body to relax, enabling blood pressure to stay low.

 

If you would like to find out more about any of these products or you are interested in purchasing then please get in touch with one of our friendly team