Mountain Rose Herbs

Sunflower Oil

Botanical Name
Helianthus annuus

Origin
Netherlands

Method of extraction
Expeller Pressed and Refined

Suggested use
Food and cosmetic use

Kosher Certified
Yes

An oil wealthy in oleic acids with high amounts of vitamins A, D, and E, it also has beneficial amounts of lecithin, and unsaturated fatty acids. It is deeply nourishing and conditioning for the skin, and is highly recommended for recipes designed to treat dry, weathered, aged, and damaged skin. Our line of organic sunflower oil has a pleasant scent and is easily absorbed and applied. The grade of Sunflower oil we offer is high oleic. Stores well under any condition but extreme heat and light will lessen the shelf life.

Typical Analysis
Color- Pale yellow to clear
Odor- Bland
Free Fatty Acids- 0.075%
Peroxide Value- 1.35
Saponification Value- 188
Iodine Value- 89-91
Specific Gravity- 0.96
pH- 3.65

Fatty Acids
Linoleic- 15.81%
Oleic- 71.31%
Palmitic- 4.05%
Stearic- 3.70%

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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