Olive Oil and its Benefits

Olive Oil and its Benefits

For over 4,000 years olive oil has been “valued through the ages for food, fuel, salve, and sacrament. Today, the olive’s liquid gold remains unsurpassed among oils, . For thousands of years, the simple process of obtaining olive oil has remained the same. First, the harvesters beat the trees’ branches with rods to make the olives fall to the ground, where they are gathered. Then, the whole olives, including the pits, are crushed in a mill. Next, the solids are removed. Finally, the oil is separated from the water in…

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