Cultivated in the Mediterranean and near east for thousands of years, it’s one of the earliest cultivar of the ancient time. Truly, it’s a treasure of the region, and one of its wonder is as a skin care ingredient. Early soap maker in the near east uses olive oil to make soap, and this ancient tradition persist till today. Elsewhere, the ancient roman has a practice of applying olive oil on skin, then scrap it off, as part of their hygiene.
The nutritious organic olive oil from Spain found its way into the Nomad’s Natural skin care product list, and over here it’s use extensively to produce mild cleanser, as Liquid castile soap.