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Benefits of olive oil

04:29 PM Dec 21, 2018 IST | APN Live
benefits of olive oil

In ancient times olive oil was known as ‘liquid gold’. This ingredient is the king of the kitchen. It is pungent in taste and adds flavour to your tasty food and makes it more delicious.


Olive oil is obtained by crushing olives, a fruit that is primarily grown and cultivated in the Mediterranean region. Olives are infused with wonderful health benefits and it can become one of your favourite beauty products as well.

Olive oil is beneficial for your head to toe care, which means it can become your favourite hair serum and can become your ankle crack healer too.


Let’s have a look at the outstanding benefits of olive oil.

Hair Protector


If your hair is dry and dull and becomes fizzy soon after washing. And you are rid of buying costly hair products. No need to worry much now,  just apply olive oil to clean, damp hair and then wrap it in a warm towel and let it seep in for about 20 minutes. Rinse the oil and enjoy flaunting your soft, silky and shiny hair.

Body Scrub

We all know that skin is the largest organ of our body and it needs proper care. Some people believe we shouldn’t apply thing on our skin that we eat. In that case, olive is the safest option.

Mix olive oil and salt or sugar and create a paste. Scrub the paste on your body from head to toe. This will exfoliate your skin and make it feel smooth and soft.

Bath Oil

Adding a few drops of olive oil in your bathing water it can help your skin to become smooth. This will allow you to take proper relax during bath without dehydrating your skin.

Perfect Moisturizer

Rub olive oil on your body before bedtime. It will heal and hydrate your skin while you sleep. This magical ingredient will make your skin soft, smooth and glossy and will give you huggable soft feel.

Crack Healer

Olive oil is especially helpful during the winter when the cold and frosty weather makes our skin dry and flaky. If your hands and feet are cracked and dry, slather the olive oil on and cover them with socks and gloves before going to bed. It will heal your cracks.

Make-up Remover

Olive oil is the best makeup remover and gives excellent results without any side effects on your skin. Rub few drops of olive oil on your fingertips and then rub it on your skin to dissolve the make-up. Use facial wipes or tissues to wipe off the make-up.

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