Botanical Name: Olea europaea
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Description: Olive oil is extracted from olives, the fruit of the olive tree. Virgin olive oil is essentially natural olive oil. It is least processed, as it is produced through cold pressing and does not involve use of chemicals to refine it. The absence of high heat in the extraction process, the fatty acids and nutrients remain in the oil, allowing it to retain the highest amounts of natural components and their health benefits. Accordingly, this oil is of a premium standard. The “extra” in the name of this variety denotes that its quality is “above and beyond” that of other varieties.
It is very high in monounsaturated fats (mostly oleic acid) and contains a modest amount of vitamins E and K. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-aging properties. The main chemical constituents of Olive Carrier Oil are: Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Polyphenols, Vitamin E, Carotenoids, and Squalene.
Moisturise skin: Olive Carrier Oil can be applied in skincare for its ability to clean, moisturize, and eliminate bacteria by deeply penetrating pores without clogging them. It contains Vitamin E which improves skin health by treating inflammation, acne and dryness. It also improves skin skin elasticity and its regenerative properties. The anti-oxidants, minerals and good fats, fight the free radicals, and facilitate healthy and fuller skin respectively. It can be used in nail care to soften and moisturize the cuticles.
Ease joint pain: It can help prevent sports injuries, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and eliminate the build up of lactic aicd.
Anti-Aging: High content of Oleic acid (omega 9) and presence of antioxidant properties like Vitamin E help prevent skin from showing signs of premature aging by restoring its smoothness, creating a protective barrier against harmful UV rays, and preventing skin damage caused by free radicals.
Natural Makeup Remover: The purgative property makes it an effective makeup remover for even the most stubborn waterproof products. The lubricating quality plumps the skin to make it smoother and softer.
Acne treatment: People with acne-prone skin or with skin sensitivities like dryness, inflammation, and itchiness can use Olive Oil to hydrate skin while eliminating and preventing acne-causing bacteria from forming. The presence of Linoleic acids (omega 6) soothes acne and prevents chances of future breakouts.
Healthy Hair: The presence of Carotenoids coats the hair shaft to protect it from environmental pollutants while repairing damage caused by heat and dyes. It leaves hair looking and feeling stronger, smoother, sleeker, and healthier.
Skin Type: Suitable for all skin and hair types
Storage: It is recommended to store carrier oils in cool dark place to maintain their freshness and maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring them to room temperature before use.