12 Oct The benefits of Virgine Olive Oil
Olive oil has many nutritional benefits when consumed, but it is also frequently applied to the skin and hair.
Apart from its popular moisturizing effects, olive oil contains vitamins A, D, E, and K and acts as an antioxidant, which is a substance that prevents oxidation and cancer. When applied to the skin, antioxidants prevent premature aging. Also, some research suggests that putting olive oil on the skin after sun exposure may fight off cancer-causing cells.
Olive oil has been shown to have antibacterial properties, to treat a variety of skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema and improve healing in people with foot ulcers caused by type 2 diabetes.