Olive oil is one of nature’s miracle foods. It is the staple of some of the healthiest diets in the world and frequently cited as the reason behind the longest-lived people. There are also more uses to this miracle product than you think. Let’s take a look at 4 amazing uses for this superfood.
Of course, the main thing that comes to mind when we think of olive oil is for salad dressing. Drizzling a bit of evoo on our vegetables just makes everything that bit more delicious, plus adds in essential healthy fats to our diet.
You may be surprised to know that olive oil can also be used to help clean out blocked ears. Simply add a few droplets of it into each ear, then plug with a small piece of cotton wool for about 20-30 minutes. Repeat for a few days, and your ears will be miraculously clear!
We bet you didn’t know that olive oil can be used as a makeup remover. That’s right, the oiliness will help shift even the most stubborn of waterproof mascaras! Plus, your face will smell delicious.
If you are trying to limit dairy in your life, or just trying to be healthier in general, swapping out butter for olive oil is one brilliant way to incorporate healthier fats. Just replace however much butter is called for in the recipe with 2/3 as much olive oil. Your heart health will thank you!