Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Gold to green liquid with Characteristic odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water|
|:||0.910– 0.920 @ 20°C|
|:||1.465 - 1.475 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Cold-pressed of the seeds/kernels|
DESCRIPTION:Olive oil is one of the carrier oils used for used in massage, aromatherapy and other body treatments. This golden brown oil has a rich, full bodied aroma. It contains protein, minerals, and vitamins and can be used in the treatment for rheumatic conditions, hair care, cosmetics; soothing, nail and hair care. Olive carrier oil has a great conditioning effect in body care recipes and can be used in almost all applications because of its stable nature.
CONSTITUENTS:Palmitic acid: 7.5–20.0% Stearic acid: 0.5–5.0% Arachidic acid: <0.8% Behenic acid: <0.3% Myristic acid: <0.1% Lignoceric acid: <1.0%
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma:Olive Carrier Oil has an appealing odor, it can influence essential oils if in a blend.
BLENDS WITH:Olive oil blends with most of the essential oils. It is used in a small dilution with another carrier, it may overpower a blend.
COMMON NAMES:Olive oil, Sweet oil
USES:Olive oil by far is the most universal oil used for a multitude of purposes including cosmetics, as a carrier oil, for hair care solutions, and in cooking.