Scientific Name: Olea Europaea
Origin: Spain – Olive trees have been grown around the Mediterranean since the 8th millennium BC. Spain is the largest producer of olive oil, followed by Italy and Greece.
Color and Smell: Light to Medium Green,
Texture: Thick, Fruity, slightly peppery
Olive oil is high in healthy fatty acids, anti-inflammatory compounds and antioxidants. It can be used as a carrier oil to help hydrate your skin, speed up wound healing and even help to fight infections.
Research suggests that olive oil may serve as a promising treatment for skin related conditions like seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne and atopic dermatitis. It helps to improve these skin issues by reducing inflammation and fighting the growth of bacteria.