OLIVE: (Olea europaea)
Found: Mediterranean. The nutritional and cosmetic benefits of olive oil have been known since Roman times and have been cultivated for more than 3,000 years.
Obtained from: The green olive fruit.
Extracted by: Solvent free cold pressing.
Properties: Olives yield between 15-40% of oil rich in oleic acid, which enables it to moisturize and protect.
Contains: Vitamins, minerals, and protein, and is therefore deeply nourishing and soothing.
Suitable for: Internal use and external application. All skin, especially neglected and dry skin.
Beneficial for: A ‚Äúfood‚Äù source for neglected skin.
Uses: To moisturize skin, condition hair, and in body lotions, creams, and hair care. Useful for lubrication in conditions such as rheumatism and arthritis. Antipruritic (stops itching).