Excellent source of linoleic fatty acids.
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Availability date: 11/28/2012
|Smoke Point||225 degrees F|
Ingredients — 100% Safflower Oil
We offer the best safflower oil we could find – top grade, gently processed, exceptionally high in linoleic fatty acids that make it an excellent moisturizer. Safflower oil has the highest source of polyunsaturated fats than that found in any other type of vegetable oil. It also contains 13% of monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid) and only 8% of saturated fatty acids. The other essential nutrients present in safflower oil are omega–6 fatty acids and vitamin E. Due to the presence of these ingredients in safflower oil, this oil is said to have various benefits to the health of individuals.
As safflower oil contains high amounts of polyunsaturated fats, it helps in creation of prostaglandins in the individual's body. These hormone like compounds aid in strengthening the cell membranes and also in the proper functioning of the body. One of the best health benefits of safflower oil is that it is an effective way of eliminating the excess fat accumulated in the body, thus helps in losing weight. Brown fat is present in several areas of the body which is a major factor that aids in burning calories. The cis–linoleic acid present in safflower oil gets converted into gamma linoleic acid that triggers the brown fat to burn calories. Other benefits of using safflower oil is that it helps in the reduction of the level of cholesterol in the blood, strengthens the immune system of the body which increases its ability to resist the appearance of certain infections as well as diseases.
People who have dry skin should use safflower oil which helps in moisturizing the skin, especially during winter, thus making it smooth and healthy. People are also recommended the use of safflower oil for acne treatment. Application of safflower oil on the skin helps in getting rid of other skin problems like scars, wrinkles, etc., along with acne. Safflower oil has the highest source of polyunsaturated fats than that found in any other type of vegetable oil, i.e. almost 79% polyunsaturated fatty acids (linoleic acid).
Highly regarded as a culinary oil as well, using this oil in recipes and your everyday cooking will show a decrease in weight and overall health improvement.