The Olive tree is the symbol of peace and victory and the symbol of the Greek Goddess of wisdom, Athena. Olive Oil has been used since antiquity and traded throughout time. Olive trees were native to Asia Minor and spread to the rest of the Mediterranean from 6000 BC. Olive Leaves were first used in Ancient Egypt for healing purposes. Today, it is revered for its health benefits and the main ingredient in the Mediterranean diet of which has proven an array of benefits to improve cardiovascular and overall health.
- Written by Yanna Darilis