Sunflower oil?is the non-volatile?oil ?pressed from the seeds of?sunflower?(Helianthus annuus).?Sunflower oil?is commonly used in food as a frying?oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient.div role=âheadingâIt is very rich in monounsaturated fats (MUFAs), which may improve your cholesterol level and decrease your chances for heart?disease. This?oil?is also a?healthy?choice for people with?kidney disease; 1 tablespoon has less than 1 mg sodium, less than 1 mg potassium, and 0 mg of phosphorus.role headingâ Sunflower oil is pressed from the seeds of the sunflower. In foods, sunflower oil is used as a?cooking?oil. Sunflower oil is also used as?medicine. Sunflower oil is most commonly used for high?cholesterol>?and preventing heart disease.