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Olive (Olea europaea)

What is Olive?

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.

olive oil carrier

Advantages

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.

Aroma

Olive aroma

Absorption

Heavy and oily.

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