Olive oil has been used in cooking for many years and when it is used on the skin, it has quite a few benefits. When it is used in cooking, it can help to prevent strokes and heart attacks. It also has anti-inflammatory benefits for your muscles.
Olive oil can help to lower your cholesterol, help with weight loss, and delay aging. When used on your skin, you will notice a significant change in the wrinkles and lines on your face.
Olive oil is cold pressed and then extracted.
Olive oil comes to us from the olive tree. Olive trees are grown all over the world and about 95% of them are grown in Europe and North Africa.
Olive trees have been growing all over the world for over 6,000 years. Some say that they began to grow before any type of written language was found. In 3000 B.C., olives were grown in Crete and were said to be their main source of income and wealth.
The Phoenicians helped to spread the olives to Europe and Africa. Olives have been found in the tombs of ancient Egyptians.
Olives are often seen as a symbol of spirituality, love, health, and to anoint the living and the dead.
Blends Well With
When using carrier oils, always do a skin patch test on your skin to check for sensitivity.
Benefits and Uses
Olive oil helps to keep skin and hair soft and silky. It moisturizes the hair and helps to make it grow.
It also helps to reduce the signs of aging. It helps to heal scars, cuts, and wounds. Olive oil helps to also soothe acne and the scars it can cause.