The blossom contains flavonoid glycosides and compounds among which is histidine, an amino acid essential for tissue growth and repair, which also acts expediently to stomach problems.
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Tea and tincture prepared of the petals are believed to be very effective in the case of a sore throat and to reduce inflammation of the windpipe and tonsils.
For the preparation of sunflower petals tincture: 3-4 spoons of dry petals should be put in a smaller glass jar with a wide neck and covered with 2 dl of 70% alcohol, and then close firmly. Leave at room temperature and occasionally stir.
After 3-4 weeks, strain and keep in a dark bottle. Take 1 teaspoon 2 times a day, dissolved in a little bit of water or tea.