benefits of sunflower

sunflower, flower with many yellow kelopok. called the sun because it is always pointed toward the sun. The origin of this plant has been cultivated by the Indians of North America thousands of years ago. Further spread to South America and became one source of food for the citizens of Inka. After the conquest by the Europeans, sunflower was introduced to Europe and various other corners of the world in the 16th century. Since the 17th century a mixture of seeds used in breads or treated as a substitute for coffee and chocolate. Its use as a source of oil started pioneered in the 19th century and in 1919, planting in Java. And create a sunflower as a symbol of national interests and the PRC official state flower of Kansas, USA. turned out to have many benefits

and some benefits are :

  • Flowers: antipyretic, hypotensive, lowering blood pressure, reduce pain (analgesic), painful menstruation (dysmenorrhoe), abdominal pain (stomach pain), headache, toothache, abdominal pain, high blood pressure, breast inflammation (topical), arthritis (topical), cosmetics (to prevent premature aging), and hard labor.
  • Marrow from stem and base of the flower (reseptaculum): Stimulates vital energy, calm the liver, stimulating spending urine, eliminating the time wasting pain in the urine, abdominal pain, bedarah urine (hematuria), urine fatty ari (chyluria), stomach cancer, cancer esophagus and malignant mole.
  • SEED: Anti dysentery, arouse appetite, lethargy, headaches, bloody dysentery, stimulate spending body fluids (hormones, enzymes, etc..) Stimulate spending Measles (measles). rich in protein, phosphorus, fat, potassium, magnesium, and iron Abortion. Therefore recommended that sunflower seed oil can be used as a substitute for butter. Because, in butter fat contains more solid. "Iron content in sunflower seeds are also useful, namely to prevent anemia." According to Sri Wahyuningsih Kes (Director of Academy of Nutrition Surabaya, Java Post 28/09/2008 01:48.
  • LEAVES: anti-inflammatory, anesthetic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, reduce pain, and to combat malaria.
  • Trunk: Stimulates vital energy, calm the liver stimulates urine costs by eliminating the pain of spending time in the urine, abdominal pain, bedarah urine (Hematuria), urine (hiluriĆ») fatty Ari, stomach cancer, esophageal cancer and malignant Mole
  • Roots: Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antitussive, diuretic, cough, kidney stones, bronchitis, leucorrhoea (leucorrhoe), anti-inflammatory, laxative urine, coughing, and relieve pain.
For every 100 grams of sunflower oil, there are a total of one hundred and fat, which consisted of 9.8 saturated fats and unsaturated fats (oleic) at 11.7. The remaining number of 72.9 linoleic and the rest do not contain cholesterol.

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