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Sunflower Oil

Detailed Description and Specifications


Sunflower oil is one of the most versatile oils available for personal care products as it is high in both Linoleic and Oleic Acids. This combination makes it a relatively stable but naturally nourishing oil. It has excellent emollient properties and is rich in Vitamin E which is an important antioxidant for the protection of oils in our skin.


Common name Sunflower oil
Botanical name   Helianthus annuus
Description   Clear, yellow liquid
Typical Fatty Acid Profile Linoleic: 48% - 74%
Oleic: 14% - 40%
Palmitic: 4% - 9%
Stearic: 1% - 7%
Plant parts used Seeds
Extraction method    Solvent