Weird Ways to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil Outside the Kitchen

We love to cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, but have you tried this before?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a great ingredient to add to any dish. It can be used in pastas, pizzas, salads, toast, and so many more. Olive oil is an essential tool in the kitchen, but did you know it has other uses as well? In this article we’re gonna break down a few different ways that you can incorporate EVOO into your daily routine.

Soothe Sunburn

Gently apply olive oil to sunburned skin for relief and faster healing. Olive oil contains certain compounds that act as antioxidants which help prevent and repair damage to the skin caused by accidental sun exposure

Cure Sore Throat

Mixing olive oil and essential oils, then massaging onto your sore throat can help stimulate both circulation and lymphatic drainage, which works to reduce inflammation and pain.

A Massage Oil

Massages are helpful for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension, anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, sleep problems, soft tissue injuries and joint pain. Olive oil is a great tool to use when giving a massage!

Deep Condition Hair

We cause a lot of damage to our hair every day. You can offset some of this damage and prevent dry, broken or split hairs by applying a regular nourishing olive oil mask. All you need to do is gently heat a half cup of the oil, apply to the hair and cover with a towel. Let it sit for 30 minutes, then shampoo and thoroughly rinse.

Treat Acne

Olive Oil will provide a deep cleanse and draw excess sebum out of the pores, while reducing inflammation and restoring natural moisture. Many use salt mixed with olive oil to fight off acne. You use four tablespoons of salt and three tablespoons of olive oil. Doing this twice a week can help noticeably improve acne!

Polish Furniture

All you need to do is mix up a cup of olive oil with half a cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice and apply it with a very soft cloth to naturally clean and polish hardwood furniture.

These are just a few of the many ways you can incorporate EVOO into your routine. EVOO is very versatile and has many different uses. Make sure to try out a few of these cool and unique ways to use extra virgin olive oil!