Olive oil is antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory properties and gives positive signs of cholesterol levels. The oleic acid it contains affects the gene responsible for the growth of cancerous tumours. It contains many phenols and aromatic compounds, such as oleuropein and flavonoids. Researchers have discovered that a natural compound found in olive oil (oleocanthal) may be useful in preventing, or even treating, Alzheimer’s disease. Its monounsaturated fat can help reduce blood glucose units. Olive oil contains a natural chemical that can reduce the pain of the human body. It is beneficial to the scalp, hair and skin.