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Types of common olive oil as per the international definitions
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
    It is considered one of the highest quality oil and it is characterized by an acidity rate (1%) and peroxide as well as the high Oleic acid rate. It's squeezed from fresh and proper olives.
     
  • Virgin Olive Oil:
    It's a high quality olive oil with simple high acidity rate (2%) and peroxide as well as simple high Oleic acid.
     
  • Lombardini olive oil:
    IIt's a good olive oil; however, the acidity rate is higher than 2% and peroxide is higher than the previous ones.
     
  • Refined Olive Oil:
    Olive oil taken from virgin oil; however, it causes an increase in the acidity or peroxide rate. It's treated physically with using some chemical improvement substances to make it valid for use as food item. It's a colorless, odorless and tasteless oil due to its treatment.
     
  • Pure Olive oil:
    It is a refined oil to which a rate of virgin olive oil is added to improve its taste, color and odor.
     
  • Pomace olive oil:
    This oil is considered of very low grade of quality. It is taken from the oil remained in the oil wastes squeezed to take the virgin oil. It's very bad quality oil and not valid for use as food item.
    It is treated by physical and chemical refine in addition to some substances to improve it after treatment. Sometimes flavors and olive oil fragrant with chlorophyll is added to give it the oil color and to be acceptable to used as food oil.
    Most of those who work in the field of public health don't recommend to use this type of oil; however, due to its cheap prices it is used as food item by consumers.
   
Olive Tree History and Homeland Background
Syria is considered the homeland and origin of the blessed olive tree since Adam (PBUH) age and in the age of prophet Noah (PBUH) and when his ship anchored on Toros mountains, northern Syria, the peace pigeon led him to the land of peace carrying an olive bough from that land.

According to the olive oil book published by professor Palio Piola, who was assigned by the international council of olive oil to present a study on this precious nutritive substance, he mentioned in the page 33 thereof confirming what professor De Fandili said, that the homeland of the olive tree is Syria.

According to what's confirmed by the Greek and Roman novels that when Adam (PBUH) died, his son Sheeth went to the paradise and took the permission from its keeper who gave him seeds to put in his mouth while burying him, which he took from good deeds and bad deeds trees and he did what the paradise keeper ordered him; therefore, seeds grew; the first one was the olive tree, the second cedar tree and the third tree was cypress tree.

This confirms that the first homeland of this tree was Syria taken by Greeks to other Mediterranean countries. Syria is ranked at present on the fourth grade in olive oil production and it's expected to reach the second or third grade within the few next years.
   
Advantages of Olive Oil:
  • Rich of vitamins.
  • Rich of aromatic oils.
  • Improve appetite.
  • Rich of Oleic acid useful to facilitate digestion process.
  • Prevent constipation.
  • Maintains the cholesterol level in blood.
  • Limits the risk of angina pectoris.
  • Helps to cure 33% of ulcer of the stomach.
  • Vitalize the gallbladder and its discharges.
  • Vitalize the small intestines.
  • Vitalize the gallbladder.
  • Decrease the risk of gallbladder pebbles.
  • Bears temperature up to 230 C.
  • Form color substance around the fried food to prevent containing the oil in it and this decreases the fatness of the fried material.
  • Soften the hair, moisturize the skill and non-pollutant.
  • Disinfect the eye.