In the Greek household olive oil always is an arm’s length away. Extra virgin olive oil is poured abundantly on nearly everything we eat. Extra virgin olive oil is a must not only in the kitchen, but in the bathroom and the bedroom.
On a Dr. Oz show, an OB GYN said that olive oil should be used in the private parts of a woman’s body, if things were dried up and didn’t work right (usually something like this happens during and after menopause). Olive oil is the secret weapon that takes care of everything.
Use extra virgin olive oil for a nice soothing massage and also to spice up your sex life and bring it back to life. Massaging olive oil with a drop of lavender oil in and out the private parts, keeps them smooth and supple and smelling great. It is also important for health, because prevents dryness and infections.
Olive oil can be used as a natural lubricant. A few drops are very helpful and do not leave residue. Use it just to be kinky. You will end up having incredible sex. It is a great lubricant, but like all oils is not getting along well with latex. It is causing latex to deteriorate and it should not be used with contraceptives.
In a bowl mix 4 oz of olive oil with 4-5 drops of lavender oil. Warm up lightly and massage firmly every part of your body, from the upper neck to the lower back, arms, legs, abdomen, feet and hands.
The ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians used olive oil as a massaging agent, and in modern times, it gives us the wonderful therapeutic benefits of a massage. It soothes the muscles, relaxes the body, gives it strength and an attractive look.
When the legs are stiffed from a long days hard work, dip a warm rag in olive oil and wrap it around the aching muscles. Repeat until pain is gone.
Hippocrates the Father of Medicine, around 460 BC wrote that a doctor must be knowledgeable of many things and most importantly of “rubbing”, which meant massage with olive oil.
Homer who praises the “liquid gold”, in the Odyssey he mentions the importance of anointing. The anointing oil was the olive oil.
Massage increases health and well being, improves circulation and blood flow. Massage with olive oil gives the skin a soft silky feel. It’s a great way to unwind, leaving you with a feeling of relaxation, alertness and calmness.
Olive oil is the most common base of homemade massage oils. 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil mixed with 2 oz of lavender, or mint, or rosemary oil, is ideal for massage. It relaxes and stimulates the muscles and repairs from sun and cold damage.
Olive oil is a wonderful moisturizer, it is natural and not harmful. A mixture of 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil and 1 capsule of vitamin E is a great moisturizing treatment.
In Greece olive oil massage is used for the relief of arthritis pain, muscle, gout and swelling.
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil and 5-6 drops of lavender oil makes a great scalp massage treatment that promotes healthy shinier hair and helps dry scalp.
The qualities of olive oil were praised by ancient civilizations and continue to be praised in modern days.