Olive Oil Benefits and Uses

essential-oilsOlive oil isn’t ideal for use as a carrier oil because of its viscosity and the residue it leaves behind. If you want to use olive oil, your best bet is to add it to a carrier oil blend and onlyuse a small amount.

Shelf Life

Up to 2 years if stored in a cool, dark place.


Faint scent of olives.


Heavy. Leaves an oily residue.


Olive oil has the following benefits:

– High in oleic fatty acids.

– Regenerates skin cells.

– Anti-inflammatory.


Aromatherapy, topical application, product creation. Use extra virgin olive cooking oil for cooking instead.