Sunflower Seed Oil
Sunflower Oil is cold pressed from the seed of the sunflower seed (Helianthus annuu) and is known for its high amount of Vitamin E.
This particular oil is high-oleic, meaning it is high in oleic acid – a monounsaturated fatty acid which has a very stable shelf life.
Sunflower Oil is suitable for very dry skin as it is highly moisturizing, anti-aging, and has anti- inflammatory properties.
- Excellent for massage
- Stable shelf life
- High in Vitamin E
- Great for dry skin
Note: A favorite oil for extraction of herbs and is very common as the oil base for an infusion of; Calendula, Arnica, and St. Johns Wort.
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INGREDIENTS: *HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Body Moisturizer: Apply to dry or slightly damp skin as needed.
Bath Oil: Add 1 tsp oil to bath water and enjoy! Be careful when getting out of the bath as it can make the bathtub slippery.
Carrier Oil: Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils and “carry” them to your skin because pure essential oils are potent and can cause irritation when applied directly to your skin. The amount of essential oil you use depends on the type of essential oil you are using and the purpose of application.
Use in skin care recipes: Try using in soaps, body scrubs, salves, lip balms, lotions, creams and more
Massage Oil: Use as a body massage oil - apply as needed.
Example Aromatherapy Massage Recipe: For aromatherapy massage add 6 drops of lavender essential oil to 30ml of carrier oil.
Storage tips: Refrigerate or keep in cool/dark area to lengthen its shelf life. It can be combined with vitamin E oil to help extend the shelf life.