Sunflower oil is the fourth largest source of vegetable oil globally after rapeseed, palm, and soybean. The scientific name of the sunflower is Helianthus annus which is a major agricultural crop cultivated globally for its seeds and oil. It is believed to be derived from North America. The health benefits of sunflower oil and seed are due to the presence of antioxidants, proteins, minerals, phytonutrients, healthy lipid profile.1 We use sunflower oil for various food preparation, but many of us still do not know the potential uses of sunflower oil. So read ahead to learn more about sunflower oil and how it is good for your health.