The beverage contains a combination of olive oil and lemon juice. It has a taste like vinegar and olive oil in salads.
The use of olive oil dates back to 2,600 years before the new era, when it was used in medicine, oil lamps, soaps, and religious rituals, but its main application is in cooking.
Health benefits have become widely known in the 1950s, with Mediterranean diet, which is committed to eating mainly fruits, vegetables, dairy products with a low percentage of milk fat, cereals, fish, poultry, legumes and monounsaturated fats (predominantly in the form of olive oil ) and very little red meat.
Monounsaturated fat, predominantly oleic acid, is what makes olive oil so good for you. It fights against free radicals that are the scourge of many leading diseases. Consuming this fat is useful for the cardiovascular system, and can help prevent atherosclerosis and certain types of cancer.
Boil one tablespoon of olive oil (virgin) with a spoon of lemon juice and drink on an empty stomach in the morning. Here are some of the benefits you can expect:
1. Releases constipation
Olive oil acts as a lubricant in your digestive system. Lemon juice will help with digestion. This stimulates the liver and gallbladder, which also help in digestion. No more constipation.
2. Prevention of cardiovascular diseases
Oleic acid makes wonders for your cardiovascular system.
3. Prevent rheumatoid arthritis
It will help you reduce pain and inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
4. Balances and stimulates the liver and gallbladder
It can prevent and stop progression of stone formation in the bile. Mix olive oil and lemon juice with half a cup of water at room temperature. Drink 1 hour before eating to help detoxify gallbladder, kidneys and liver.
It is highly recommended to talk to your doctor before you start drinking this everyday. If you already have problems with the gallbladder, it can cause a lot of pain in the stomach.