Olive Oil Collage with Text

Botanical name: Olea europaea

Part of plant used: Fruit, leaves

Why it’s wonderful: Olive oil is rich in vitamin E and oleic acid and other essential fatty acids. It is rejuvenating for the skin as it improves suppleness and elasticity.  It helps reduce dryness. Olive Oil is a mild oil that can be used for all skin types. It adds conditioning properties to our soap bars and. Because olive oil slowly absorbs into the skin and can feel heavy to some people, it can be combined with another oil of your choice. Olive oil is also popular as part of the oil cleansing method, a routine which uses oils to cleanse and moisturize the soap. Extra virgin olive oil is used in Senica products.

Actions/Purpose: Moisturizer, skin softener

Color: Golden or green

Scent: Slight coconut smell, sometimes odorless

Senica products witholive oil: Olive oil is used in Sénica’s Blemish Balm, Lavender Mist Lotion, Koko Kwem Lotion, Senk Conditioner & Hair Lotion, Senk Shampoo Bar & some Soap Bars.

Photo Credits: By en:User:Nickfraser (en:Image:Olivesfromjordan.jpg) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By Victor M. Vicente Selvas (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Franz Eugen Köhler, Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen (List of Koehler Images) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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