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THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF SUNFLOWER SEEDS: AN OVERVIEW

@article{Nandha2014THERAPEUTICPO,
  title={THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF SUNFLOWER SEEDS: AN OVERVIEW},
  author={Ruchika Nandha and Harpal Singh and Kamlesh Garg and Seema Rani},
  journal={International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy and Life Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014}
}
  • R. Nandha, Harpal Singh, S. Rani
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy and Life Sciences
Sunflower plant (Helianthus annuus) is a miraculous oil seed crop which is cultivated globally for its seeds. Sunflower seeds, a nutrient dense food has been found to have a potential role in chronic inflammatory conditions, bacterial and fungal infections, cardiovascular diseases, skin diseases and even cancers. These benefits of sunflower seeds are attributed to the presence of phytosterols, unsaturated fatty acids, proteins, variety of vitamins and minerals. Various studies have demonstrated… 
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