Does olive oil irritate the skin?

Add your answer...

1 Answer

Olive oil has been reported to cause contact allergy in some individuals, although which component causes olive oil to be irritating could not be found. However, it was proposed in a 1997 study in the journal Contact Dermatitis that olive oil is a very weak irritant in general, but bears relevant irritant capacity when applied to patients with venous insufficiency and associated eczema of the lower extremities. more
Thanks for your feedback!

Related Videos

Not the answer you're looking for? Try asking your own question.