Sunflower oil is rich in Vitamin E and low in saturated fat. It also contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats along with vitamins that makes it one of the healthiest oils for consumption. High oleic sunflower oils contain 80% or more monounsaturated fats. Thus, sunflower oil helps in lowering cardiovascular diseases and chance of heart attack. Sunflower oil helps in the prevention of rheumatoid arthritis. Incorporating this oil in your diet provides you protection against asthma. Sunflower oil is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats which provide energy besides maintaining an ideal LDL/HDL (good cholesterol) ratio in the body. Sunflower oil also contains lecithin which helps in lowering cholesterol level. This is because it sticks to your nerve and cell linings, thus preventing fat and cholesterol from sticking to the cell. Sunflower oil acts help in neutralizing the free radicals. Sunflower oil also contains proteins, which are vital for building and repairing tissues and the production of hormones and enzymes. The Vitamin B content of sunflower oil promotes a healthy nervous system, proper digestion and is a great source of energy. Sunflower oil contains selenium that is beneficial in reducing the risk of cardiac problems and hepatic degradation. Being rich in nutrients and antioxidants, it is widely used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes and is found to be effective against acne, eczema, inflammation, general redness and irritation of the skin. The antioxidant properties of sunflower oil help in preventing premature signs of aging. A mixture of sunflower and castor oil is effective in making your skin supple and removing dead cells and impurities. Sunflower seed oil helps to control frizz, tackles dryness and damage and makes your hair manageable. This versatile oil maintains your hair’s luster and texture and can be used as a natural conditioner.It helps in preventing thinning of hair. It is effective in the treatment of hair-loss & baldness.