True symbol of the Mediterranean region, the olive tree has been through all our history. By mythological stories to date, this plant has accompanied us with its properties and its symbolic power, entering, rightly, in many poems that sing the undisputed beauty, richness and usefulness
On the basis of European legislation, the Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced from olives exclusively by mechanical or physical process, and must not have undergone any treatment other than washing, decantation, centrifugation or filtration. The acidity of Extra Virgin Olive Oil should not exceed 0.8% in oleic acid
The organic certification guarantees the non-use in agriculture neither of synthetic chemicals (fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and pesticides in general) nor of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
It is no coincidence that Athena's, for its line dedicated to the noblest plant, has selected an extra virgin Olive Oil-organic certified.
Composed by 99% triglycerides, the olive oil owns a small, precious treasure, the unsaponifiable fraction, a mine of antioxidants and vitamins from amazing beneficial properties: plant sterols, waxes, pigments, beta-carotene, antioxidants, Polyphenols and tocopherols, antioxidants by profession.
Oil rich in essential fatty acids such as oleic acid and linoleic acid, the olive oil is a key ingredient in skin, hair and scalp care. The line Mediterraneo, made with certified organic extra virgin olive oil of Athena's offers a series of delicate products without SLS/SLES and parabens, rich in active ingredients and dermatologically tested