Olive Oil not only makes up the source of basic fatty acids necessary for the body which cannot be synthesized and some vitamins (A,D,E,K) and can only be dissolved in oil but also has a high caloric value. It is the only natural fruit oil which can directly be consumed just like fruit juice and has so important position in the human nutrition with its natural odour, taste and color. As a result of the scientific researches and studies carried out in the recent years, the fact that the high biological value of olive oil, its role in nutrition and its importance for health have been proven and that such findings have been made public all over the world has increased the interest in olive oil and caused it to be consumed more. Olive Oil has so important function in preventing the coronary diseases, also effective for the digestive system, bone structure and brain and nervous system. It is very good for the heart and blood vessels.
• It decreases the level of cholesterol and prevents arteriosclerosis.
• It prevents high blood pressure and diabetes.
• It regulates the digestion system by protecting against gastritis and ulcer.
• It prevents the possibility of formation of gall bladder stones.
It nourishes, protects and softens the skin and keeps the body and the face young looking. It was widely used for ointments, after baths, massages, face masks or hair. Olive Oil is recommended for chafing the body, for bringing on perspiration, for avoiding body fluids and for dissipating lethargy. When retained in the mouth, it maintains teeth's whiteness and strengthens gums.
Use pure olive oil to rub your face, hands and all body as a massage to rejuvenate the skin. Wait for minimum half an hour. Can stay longer on your skin. During the ancient times, people were using olive oil to rub the body after the bath.
Use pure olive oil. Without hair cream or balsam, shampoo your hair rinse well, and dry. Apply sufficient olive oil on your head, comb and rub your hair and massage your scalp with Pure olive oil so oil penetrates all scalp and hair. Cover your head with a towel and wait for 30 minutes. Rinse your hair with lukewarm water. Then shampoo and rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat several times latest every week
Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fat. Most notably oleic acid, studies suggest that higher proportion of monounsaturated fats in the diet is linked with a reduction in the risk of coronary disease. In ancient Greece, it was a matter of hygiene practice to consume 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil every morning which helped to deal with simple chronic constipation and stomach ulcers. Now inspite of advancement in modern medicine, this practice is recommended for its positive influence on the digestion.