Olive Oil: Check out 7 proven skin, hair and health benefits of Jaitun Tel

Updated on Dec 06, 2019 10:50 PM IST  |  4M
Olive Oil: Check out 7 proven skin, hair and health benefits of Jaitun Tel
Olive Oil: Check out 7 proven skin, hair and health benefits of Jaitun Tel

If you are a health-conscious person then you may be aware of how one should ideally use olive oil, especially virgin or extra virgin olive oil, for cooking as there are many health benefits of it. And that's why it has and always a popular buzzword in health circles Apart from cooking food in olive oil which is also known as Jaitun Ka Tel in India, there are other health benefits as well. Did you know the people of the Mediterranean have low mortality rates and have less cardiovascular diseases as they consume olive oil the most? Right from Weight loss to diabetes to blood pressure to cholesterol to arthritis, as mentioned earlier, there is umpteen number of benefits including skin and hair as well and after knowing the same, you would be wanting to stock up the same.

Check out the health benefits of olive oil right below.

1. Skin benefits

Olive oil has several skin benefits. It helps to moisturize skin, helps to remove makeup, acts as an anti-aging agent and helps to heal cracked heels. After having a shower, massage olive oil on your little damp face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and later wash it off with lukewarm water.


2. Hair benefits 

Nutrients such as e magnesium, zinc, sulfur, calcium, and Vitamin Bs and E in the oil works wonders for hair quality and growth. So, heat up a few tbsp of olive oil and apply and massage the scalp and later wash it off with shampoo. It will help to not only curb hair loss but also moisturize your hair. 


3. Prevents cancer

Using this oil also prevents cancer especially breast cancer. As per Saudi Arabian study, the oleuropein, a natural compound found in olive leaf have the anti-breast cancer properties.


4. Prevents diabetes

Diabetics can keep their blood sugar in control if they start using olive oil on a regular basis. As per the Harvard School of Public Health, a diet rich in mono and polyunsaturated fats helps prevent diabetes.


5. Prevents Arthritis and bone issues 

Olive oil also acts as an elixir for people who are suffering from arthritis and bone-based health complications as the same is helpful for the strengthening of the bones as the same promotes the growth of osteocalcin.


6. Promotes weight loss

Weight watchers should know that calorie deficit, exercising, and a healthy & balanced diet will help you to shed extra fats off the body. However, several food items such as olive oil act as a helping agent. Olive is very nutritious and has good fats and the same promotes weight loss.


7. Promotes good cholesterol

If you want to curb bad or LDL cholesterol then you should start consuming olive oil as the oil has the highest level of monounsaturated fat i.e. 75-80%. This particular fat helps build good aka HDL cholesterol. 


Aside from the above-mentioned health benefits, Jaitun Tel is also helpful to prevent depression and Alzheimer’s, relieves Constipation, helps to get rid of Kidney stones, prevents cardiovascular diseases and strokes among others.