Glossary of Bulk Oil Terms


Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Aug 10, 2018 9:27:43 AM

This is one of the important polyphenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil that produces a stinging feeling in the back of your throat especially in peppery or bitter olive oils.  The taste is a learned one for some people, but the properties of this component are known to be some of the best parts of the olive oil for you.  This component mimics the effects of ibuprofen, by reducing inflammation.  This has a particular effect on long term inflammatory illnesses, including certain cancers and is considered beneficial in the prevention of Alzheimers.