Since ancient times, olive oil has been the basis of the Greek diet and caused awe, since the dried shoots sprouted with new fruits and the tree was regenerated. The father of medicine Hippocrates firmly believed in the beneficial action of olive oil and recommended it unreservedly as a remedy in many cases.
Its content in many antioxidants strengthens the body's defence. Olive oil is undoubtedly a super weapon for humans, since its use helps prevent cardiovascular diseases, good bowel function, reduce gastric fluid, prevent cancer, reduce bad cholesterol, improve calcium absorption by the body.
Widespread is the use of olive oil since ancient times in physical hygiene. It is suitable for the treatment of skin diseases; it has a healing effect on injuries and burns, as it also serves for ear disorders. Olive oil is applied throughout the body as a soothing, nourishing hair and face for hydration.