10 EXTRAORDINARY uses for Olive Oil
Yes indeed there is more to this precious golden thread than just salad dressings! Follow us through the amazing list of possibilities with Olive Oil here below and discover its magic. Then, of course, you could just only eat it...
CONTROL HAIR FRIZZ/ CONDITIONER.
Is your hair dry and brittle as a sagebrush in the desert? Heat 1/2 cup (don't boil) of Olive Oil and then apply to your hair. Cover your hair with glad wrap and then a towel and leave it to set for 45 minutes then shamppo and rinse. Voila`!
CLEAN GREASY HANDS.
Put 1 tsp of olive Oil and 1 tsp of sugar or salt on your hands and rub vigorously between fingers for several minutes then wash off with soap and water. Your hands will not only be cleaned but nice and soft.
CARE FOR YOUR KITTY
Add a tsp of Olive Oil to your cat's diet and help prevent hairballs while providing a shiny coat.
DYI LIP BALM
Sick of having cracked lips and having to look for that chap stick everywhere? So why not make your own? Mix Olive Oil and meltede besswax in a ratio 1:1 with an essential oil or frangrance of your choice and say goodbye to dry and chapped lips.
FREE A STUCK ZIPPER
Use a cotton swab to apply Olive Oil to the teeth of a zipper, then gently ease the tab down. Easy peasy...
EXFOLIATE YOUR BODY
This is the mediterranean ancient secret to beautiful skin. Rub your skin with a paste of olive oil and salt or sugar. then rinse off in the shower. Your skin will feel super smooth.
MAKE YOUR OWN FURNITURE POLISH
Restore the lost luster of your wooden furniture by whipping up some serious homemade furniture polish. Combine 2 parts Olive Oil, 1 part lemon jiuce or white vinegar in a clean reclycled spray bottle, shake it up and spritz on.. Leave on for a minute or two than wipe off with aclean paper towel
REMOVE PAINT FROM SKIN OR AS A MAKE UP/MASCARA REMOVER.
Gently rub some olive oil over the paint/make up and rinse off with warm water. It works!
AS YOU BATHE
Add a few table spoons of Olive Oilk to your running bath water . You'll be amazed when you towel off.
You can use Olive Oil to cure Earache ( on a cotton swab and very carefully apply to the outside of the ear cavityt); it helps in curing Acne (mix 4 tbs of salt with 3 tbs of Olive Oil and rub the paste on your face, leave for a couple of minutes before rinsing off); it's a fantastic Shoe Shine product and leather reconditioner; it helps in curing Nappy Rash (gently wipe baby bottom with Olive Oil); shine your Brass and Stainless Steel with Olive Oil and prevent tarnish and corrosion.
And the list just goes on...who would have thought?