Olive Oil Soap (Cretan Greek Olive Oil)

Olive culture has ancient roots.
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Natural-Olive - Olive Oil Soap

Natural-Olive – Olive Oil Soap

Beginning in 5000 B.C. And until 1400 B.C., olive cultivation spread from Crete to Syria, Palestine, and Israel; commercial networking and application of new knowledge then brought it to Southern Turkey, Cyprus, and Egypt. Until 1500 B.C., Greece—particularly Mycenae—was the area most heavily cultivated. with the expansion of the Greek colonies, olive culture reached Southern Italy and Northern Africa in the eighth century B.C., then spread into Southern France. Olive trees were planted in the entire Mediterranean basin under Roman rule. According to the historian Pliny, Italy had “excellent olive oil at reasonable prices” by the first century A.C, “the best in the Mediterranean,” he maintained.

Olive Oil Soap

Olive Oil Soap

In the land of the Hebrews, King Solomon and King David placed great importance on the cultivation of olive trees; King David even had guards watching over the olive groves and warehouses, ensuring the safety of the trees and their precious oil.

We use the Cretan Olive Oil To make ours Olive Oil Soap

Greek Olive Oil Face and Body Unscented Soap

Olive oil has been used in soap making for thousands of years.Olive oil soap is very mild, long-lasting .

This Olive oil soap is very mild, long-lasting and can be used full strength on any skin type to help retain moisture and elasticity. It is no surprise that olive oil soap soothes and nourishes the skin because it takes advantage of the natural moisturising properties of olive oil. Back in the days before soap was invented, it is said that when the ancient Egyptians wanted to clean themselves, they spread olive oil on their skin. The olive oil stuck to the dirt, and could then be scraped away. Olive oil has been used in soap making for thousands of years. Olive oil, like all fats and oils, is transformed into soap by adding lye (soda ash is very similar to lye. The gentleness of olive oil and its ability to act as a humectant and draw moisture from the air to your skin makes this soap wonderful to use. This is a very nice everyday mild soap with out any fragrance oils just lots of wonderful lather. Cretan olive oil and a little coconut to make it a bit harder with extra lather, Great for the face.

Cretan Greek Olive oil, organic coconut oil, cocoa butter


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