The true origin of the olive is not known but is speculated to be Syria or possibly sub-Saharan Africa. For more than 6000 years, the cultivated olive has developed alongside Mediterranean civilizations. Olive oil tends to be a little overwhelming because of its smell but it can be blended with other oils and has a nice texture for massage.
Conditioning, cleansing, softening, absorbs easily, anti-oxidant and can be used to heal burns and scars. It is also beneficial in treating the hair and skin such as eczema and acne.