Other Common Names
|Botanical Name||: Olea europaea|
|Common Name||: Olive Oil|
|Tamil Name||: Aliv enney|
|Hindi Name||: Jaitun Ka Tel|
|Telugu Name||: Jeeta tailam|
Olive oil is taken from the fruits of the olive tree. Olive oil is made of three types; Refined, Virgin, and Extra Virgin. Among the three extra virgin oil is the least processed oil. So it is purely natural and the healthiest olive oil.
A pure extra virgin olive oil has a distinct taste with no nutrients leaving out. This is the main reason for people preferring extra virgin olive oil. A true form of this oil cannot be diluted with any other types of oils. So check the label carefully before buying, because there is another type of olive oil called olive pomace oil which is cheaper and has a bad reputation. You might buy the wrong one, so inspect the label thoroughly.
Extra virgin olive oil contains a high amount of phenolic antioxidants that is beneficial for a healthy body.
Nutritional value of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
One tbsp of olive oil contains;
- Monounsaturated Fat – 73%
- Saturated Fat – 14%
- Vitamin E – 13%
- Vitamin K – 7%
It also shines with antioxidants especially, oleocanthal, and oleuropein. It includes anti-inflammatory properties that can fight serious diseases.
Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Treats Chronic inflammation
Chronic inflammation is the leading factor for many diseases like cancer, diabetes, arthritis, metabolic syndrome, and heart disorders. As we said already, extra virgin olive oil has anti-inflammatory effects that can effectively fight against inflammations and thus reduce the risk of several deadly diseases, especially heart disease.
Can help with Cardiovascular disease
Heart disease and stroke are the most common cardiovascular diseases that cause death. Some studies in the Mediterranean diet have found that extra virgin olive oil reduces inflammation, oxidative damage, improves the lining of blood vessels, lowers your blood pressure, and prevents unwanted blood clotting. These are the key factors for causing stroke and heart diseases. And this olive oil significantly helps you to get rid of these problems and keeps your heart healthy.
The antioxidants such as oleic acid highly resist oxidative damage caused by free radicals and thus prevent the growth of cancer cells.
Effective against Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by the buildup of protein tangles in the neurons. Some studies in mice have found that extra virgin olive oil can improve brain function and reduce cognitive impairments.
The extraction process is very simple. The olives are pressed strongly to extract their own oil. Our extra virgin oil is extracted by natural methods and standardized for purity and qualities like taste and smell. We assure you that it is 100% natural.