I remember that my grandfather used to drink a small glass of virgin olive oil every morning, yes! Might be strange, but I discovered later that many elderly people of his generation did the same, and they all passed away at the age of 90+ with no heart diseases or any other serious health issues like cancer.
Virgin olive oil is a major ingredient in the Mediterranean cuisine; people add it to nearly every dish, either by drizzling olive oil on food or by cooking with it.
In addition, many people swear by olive oil used topically as a moisturizer, especially for hands, a treatment for mild scalp problems, and as a moisturizing hair mask.
Olive oil, especially the virgin olive oil, contains antioxidants like vitamins E and A, monosaturated fatty acids, and Omega-3 fatty acid, making it a rich source for healthy skin and body as a whole.
In the following infographic, you will find out 10 uses and benefits of olive oil to your skin…