Sunflower oil is mainly a triglyceride. Palmitic acid (saturated): 5%, Stearic acid (saturated): 6% Oleic acid (monounsaturated omega-9): 30%, Linoleic acid (polyunsaturated omega-6): 59%. Sunflower oil is a rich source of vitamin E. sunflower oil is a traditional salad dressing in Eastern European cuisines. The vitamin E in sunflower oil aids the treatment of atopic dermatitis (eczema). Oral vitamin E treatment in 96 eczema patients resulted in improvement and near remission of the condition.