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Olive Oil : Usage

Tips for crafty cooks :

  • A brief maceration (2-3 hours) in the extra virgin olive oil improves tenderness and flavor meats like fish. Accompanied by herbs, basil, lemon and spices, this is a great marinade base.
  • A few drops of olive oil in the pasta cooking water to see them avoid sticking.
  • Soak the onions in extra virgin olive oil softens their character.
  • Cut and spray your fish of virgin extra olive oil before a cooking in the oven, it will avoid that it dries out and will give it a little taste of the Mediterranean.
  • To prepare your carpaccio (meat or fish), olive oil extra virgin is ideal.
  • In simple virgin olive oil net we steamed vegetables delicately glorify the taste. One spinach, zucchini and green beans, the demonstration is glowing. That note has tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil poured one the beans makes them more digestible.
  • Place in the freezer a ramekin of olive oil: you just invented butter sun, ideal for spreading small appetizer aperitif.

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  • To revive your frozen pizza, sprinkle it with a little oil olive fruit before passing it in the oven, or just before serving.

Olive oil: excellent fat for cooking

In countries or regions where olive oil is not yet inked in local culinary traditions,
we often reduces the olive oil in exclusive use in salads.It is necessary to know that olive oil is an excellent fat that can be heated. Indeed, its very high smoke point (220 ° C) allows the fry without degrading it (it does not oxidize in frying). So we recommend not to heat seed oils (such as sunflower or soybean) beyond 160 °.

Popular uses in cosmetics

  • Olive_Branch2Acne: compresses green virgin olive oil leaves the essence of lavender
  • Olive_Branch2Cellulite: Frictions in olive oil with oregano .
  • Olive_Branch2Hair loss: Olive oil added rum to equal parts and enriched with oil of sage or thyme, long rub the scalp, wrap your head for the night, wake up, light lathering and rinsing with abundant pure water.
  • Olive_Branch2Hair fortify: Olive oil with thyme oil
  • Olive_Branch2Greasy Hair Shampoo Special beating with a fork, two eggs in a cup of olive oil and rum. Then you pour it on your head, rub and let sit for several minutes before rinsing generously.
  • Olive_Branch2soft and shiny hair: Rub deeply your hair with a mixture of 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon of castor oil and 10 drops of thyme oil .
  • Olive_Branch2Cracks: A simple application of olive oil on your hands and feet will be enough to heal your cracked .
  • Olive_Branch2White Teeth: Gently rub your gums with the tip of olive oil soaked fingers, let stand 5 min. in the mouth.
  • Olive_Branch2Smooth skin: Massage the body with olive oil salt in salt and then rinse with warm water
  • Olive_Branch2Frostbite: warm compresses oil olive beaten with lemon juice
  • Olive_Branch2Fatigue, lassitude: In the bath water, a teaspoon of olive oil scented with 4 or 5 drops of lavender oil or eucalyptus will make you forget all the fatigues of the day
  • Olive_Branch2Hands (beauty): Rub your hands with olive oil lemon oil.
    Brittle nails: A mixture of warm olive oil and lemon juice, apply and hold the fingertips strengthens nails and prevents them from breaking.

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  • Olive_Branch2Dry skin: Rub olive oil you 10% of lavender oil and 2% gasoline wild thyme, then take a hot bath (32 ° C), you lather and rinse thoroughly; Apply the pulp of a good lawyer crushed in olive oil. Keep 10 minutes; remove with warm water a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil with a beaten egg yolk is also a great nourishing mask for dry skin (apply posher on the face one time a week, then clean warm water)
  • Olive_Branch2Dandruff: Massage your scalp with a mixture of 150 g of olive oil, 20 g of castor oil and 20 g of cologne .
  • Rides: Gently massage your face two times a week before going to sleep, with a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice .
  • Olive_Branch2Flexible Skin: As in ancient times, after friction massage glove dry, of course, a cold shower and flex it the skin by a brief self massage all over the body with the help of a few drops ‘olive oil which can flavor on their own or leave it as is, the smell of olives not staying on the skin.
  • Olive_Branch2Flexibility and elasticity of muscles: after physical efforts in sports, rub your muscles a mixture of olive oil and rosemary oil.
  • Olive_Branch2For future mom: During the pregnancy, the skin expands to allow room for the baby. the skin stretches and can sometimes crack.
  • Olive_Branch2For an anti-stretch mark natural plan: It puts oil all over each day is allowed to stand for 1 h. Then a small, gentle scrub in the shower.

Utilities of the olive oil

  • An excellent massage oil
  • for massage: hydration and relaxation for all (infant, child, adult)

    Popular in massage, olive oil is very nourishing for the skin, it softens the tissue, restores its softness to the skin and maintains the beauty of the body. It has excellent therapeutic properties, and it is a massage oil. It is also a soothing and calming oil that heats: it can relieve pain and muscle stiffness (it stimulates muscle activity and fight inflammation). It is easily absorbed by the skin and prevents its density to flow during the massage, so it is ideal if you want a clean massage. It has many other virtues detoxifying, disinfectant and healing among others.

  • Did you know that you can make yourself your flavored oil
    It’s much cheaper and tastier.
    For this, there are two different techniques: Cold and hot.
    In the first case, patience is required. Simply place your spices in the oil bottle and wait 2-3 weeks for the filter.
    In warmth, use can be made immediately and the oil will be richer in flavor. To do this, place your herbs in a clean, dry pan and pour oil over it. Heat over low heat until just boiling first signs. Then stop the heat, let cool and marinate for one hour. Filter the oil and put in the bottle. If you want to add more spices later, take only dried products.

  • Mayonnaise and white sauces

    To make mayonnaise, choose olive oil whose flavor is not pronounced.
    Olive oil should be incorporated very slowly, in a thin, steady stream, while beating the mixture.

  • Hoarseness and sore throat

    Swallow the morning jun a tablespoon of olive oil and lemon juice.

    An easy and economical way to manufacture its own scrubs

    The scrub with olive oil makes the skin smooth and soft.
       You will need:
    - 4 tablespoons of salt (sodium chloride)
    - 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

    Mixed and applied with small circular movements.

      For those who prefer sweet …:
    - 2 tablespoons olive oil
    - 2 tablespoons honey
    - 2 tablespoons of caster sugar

    It Elonge is applied (on the face, leave it for a few minutes. Honey nourishes the most delicate skin, especially in winter.

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How to conserve

Olive oil keeps much better and much longer than other oils. It goes rancid less quickly because its iodine number is low (77/88), in addition it contains tocopherols (natural antioxidants) that contribute to its stability.

IT is strongly advised to keep its olive oil under conditions that limit the oxidation factors:
For light, keep your bottle in a closet and prefer a tinted bottle.
For the heat, do not store your bottle in close proximity to a heat source. Avoid shelves above your cooking point.
For air, systematically recap your bottle or use a spout valve for olive oil daily.
These conditions allow optimal preservation of virgin olive oil 24 to 36 months

Choose olive oil richest in polyphenols: extra virgin
Polyphenols are a family of organic molecules widely distributed in the plant kingdom. They are characterized, as the name suggests, the presence of more phenolic groups in associated structures more or less complex generally high molecular weight. These compounds are products of the secondary metabolism of plants.

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Polyphenols are growing in importance, thanks to their beneficial effects on health. Indeed, the role of natural antioxidants attracting more and more interest in the prevention and treatment of cancer, inflammatory, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. They are also used as additives for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Olive Oil : Usage