Olive oil is a mixture of various fatty acids, apart from oleic acid and palmitic acid, and also contains squalene and sterols. The composition of each of these constituents varies depending on different factors like region cultivated, altitude, harvest time and means of extraction.
Extra virgin olive oil also contains various phenolic, which are responsible for its bitter and pungent taste, and its aroma. In short, it is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids. 100ml of olive oil contains 800 kcal of energy and 93.3 g of fat (13.33 g is saturated and 66.6 g is monosaturated). It also does not contain any protein or carbohydrate.
Olive oil can be used to cook different varieties of food, and is the primary source of fat in the Mediterranean diet. If cooked at low temperatures, it is absolutely great for health, and helps reduce body fat and lower any bad cholesterol. What makes it so safe and edible is the fact that it is light in texture and it is easy to digest.
It facilitates proper hair growth: Massaging a heated mixture of Figaro Olive Oil with coconut oil onto the scalp ensures that the next morning hair becomes soft, gets a shiny texture and stays knot free.
Fights off dandruff: Applying the above mentioned mixture to the scalp also keeps it dryness-free, which reduce dandruff.
Ensures less hair damage: Washing hair after applying olive oil on it also helps keep it soft and silky.
Prevents loss of hair: Mixing Figaro Olive Oil, honey and curd, applying this on ones scalp, letting it dry for 30 minutes and then washing this off can help keep hair loss at a minimum.
Use in small quantities while applying on hair or face, and use judiciously when cooking food with it
With its numerous health benefits, one really just has to ensure they know what they want out of this product and use accordingly.
It is better to use this with other ingredients when using on face as it is not extra virgin olive oil, while it should also not be applied in too large quantities on the hair.
Olive oil can be used with curd, coconut oil, gram flour, honey, and sugar and rice flour.
Ans: It is to be remembered that each hair type is different and that Figaro Olive Oil might help make better one person’s hair but may not have the same positive results on another person’s hair.
Ans: It is not an extra virgin olive oil, so please use it with care as it is not safe if used right out of the bottle, especially for the face.
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