Olives & Olive Oil

Some great helpful home recipes in this post for all kinds of things from shiny hair to preventing a hangover!


Is any sick among you? … Let them …pray over him anointing him with oil …James 5:14

Olive TreesThe olive was one of the most valuable and versatile trees of biblical times.  There are many passages in Scriptures that mention olives, olive trees, olive yards and olive oils.

One of the most famous references to olive oil and its healing powers is found in the parable of the Good Samaritan where a Samaritan cares for a traveller who was beaten and robbed.  He treats his wounds with oil and wine.

Since the time of Noah and the olive branch it has been a symbol of peace.

Olive Branch Olive Branch – Offering of Peace

Nutritional Value 1 Tbsp

  • Calories – 119
  • Vitamin E – 3-30 mg
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic) – 56-83%
  • Polyunsaturated unfatty acids (linoleic) – 3.5-20%
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (linolenic) – 0-1.5%
  • Saturated fatty acids – 8-23.5%

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