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Olive Oil

Botanical Name of Olive:  Olea europaea

Synonyms:  Myristica officinalis, M. oromata and Nux moschata

About Olives: Olive evergreen tree belongs to small tree species which is native of coastal areas of Mediterranean region including western Asia, south Western Europe and Northern Africa. The name of the plant is derived from its fruit which are called ‘olives’. The height of an olive tree would rarely across 50feets and it bears small white coloured flowers. The length of olives as a fruit is up to 2.5 cm and can be green or purple in colour. The fruit is best known to be commercial used for its oil which is primarily used for cooking and has many therapeutic properties.

History of Olives: There are many instances of olives in western literature. Greeks are the one who had known the olives from quite a long time and used olives in their day to day lives. Their also have been instances wherein Roman have considered and mentioned olives to be the perfect food. The branches of Olive tree and Olive as a fruit were considered to resemble peace, glory, wisdom and power in that era. The Olives have been mentioned in Bible for more than 30 times which signifies its importance. Even in Quran there have been several mentions of Olive tree and Olive oil. Since way back in 3000 BC olives have been cultivated as a commercial crop and traded.

Properties of Olive Oil: The pulp of olives is pressed to obtain olive oil. The oil obtained in the first pressing is termed as extra virgin olive oil. The main chemical constituents of this oil include: Oleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Palmitoleic Acid, Stearic Acid, Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid, arachidic, gadoleic, behenic, erucic, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Olive Oil:

Olive Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Maintains Blood cholesterol level: LDL cholesterol is our body is bad as it increases the heart ailments. The minerals and antioxidants present in extra virgin olive oil reduce the LDL levels in our body keeping it fit and healthy.

Weight Loss: Using olive oil is cooking can actually decrease your body weight and keep it in check. The presence of mono unsaturated fats in this oil helps to keep the body weight in control.

Metabolism: Olive oil enhances metabolism of our body as it is very good source of Vitamin E.

Digestive: Olive oil is known to keep our digestive system in best of the shape by aiding proper digestion. 

Anti ageing: Number of cosmetics products use olive oil in their base as the natural properties and rich antioxidants in this oil works wonder for our skin and keeps it fresh and wrinkle free.

Due to number of benefits associated with this oil it is largely used for cooking purpose world over. Spain, Italy and Greece are the three countries where this oil is consumed the most and group of these three countries are also leading producers of this oil.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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