Therapeutic nature of Sunflower oil
Sunflower plant can heal diseases: Sunflower which is called by its botanical name Helianthus annuus is a rich and miraculously created oil seed crop which is cultivated all over the world for its seeds. Research has been made on sunflower plant and it’s seed which are the potential source of sunflower oil and the results provided amazing facts about the nature of sunflower seeds and oil. The results declared that Sunflower Seeds and oil are nutritiously dense food that plays a significant role in healing chronic inflammatory diseases, infections like fungal and bacterial and mainly cardiovascular diseases , skin diseases and cancer to a larger extent.
Sunflower oil could perform healing because of the presence of phytosterols (are a group of naturally occurring compounds found in plant cell membranes. They are structurally similar to the body’s cholesterol, when they are consumed they compete with cholesterol for absorption in the digestive system) , unsaturated fatty acids, proteins, various variety of vitamins and minerals. As it is not practically possible to use sunflower seeds directly, we can still enjoy its therapeutic nature by using sunflower oil in cooking.
As health is the top priority of every individual, it is true that people are ready to spend fortunes to save their near and dear ones from fatal diseases. We all are obsessed about maintaining the physical look by doing exercises , going to gym, paying a personal fitness trainer, vigorous diet and by staying controlled to all junk foods and other foods to remain perfectly slim and healthy. But we have forgot an important factor that we are missing out an essential detail by choosing the wrong cooking oil. Research says that 70% of people are using adulterated oil without knowing and 45 % are using Palm oil and castor oil without knowing its harmful side effects.
Anti-inflammatory activity of sunflower oil:
Sunflower oil is known for anti-inflammatory properties, as it reduces inflammation caused due to arthritis, Acute inflammation and chronic inflammation. Because of its healing properties it can gradually decrease inflammation when used in cooking.
Anti -bacterial and Anti- fungal activity:
Sunflower oil can heal skin diseases caused by bacteria and fungus . As it has an adverse effect on skin by giving healthy glow and rich look, it can also heal certain infections caused because of fungal and bacterial activity.
Anti- cancer activity:
As sunflower oil contains phytoesterol it has the tendency to serve as a preventive measure for breast cancer. It is also noted that sunflower oil can miraculously heal type 2,3,4,5 of cancer.
As sunflower oil lowers bad cholesterol it reduces the risk of heart disease. The presence of unsaturated fatty acids works well in lowering the unwanted saturated fatty acids thereby fighting against collection of LDL cholesterol.
Dermo skin protection:
Sunflower oil Protects your skin from bleak heads and acne and it prevents dullness. It also works as an anti-aging agent.
Using sunflower oil in cooking our day-to-day meal can add phenolic anti-oxidants, minerals,vitamins, proteins to our diet. Because of it’s all rounder properties, it can be used for cooking in order to experience healing and a perfect health for a perfect life.