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History of Olive Oil Soap

November 4th, 2016

Olive oil has been used in soap making for thousands of years. The first testimonial source made a reference to a soap-like product from 2nd millennium BC, in ancient Mesopotamia. Specifically, in the Sumer region clay tablets appeared telling of the mixture consisting in the boiling of oils with alkali, potassium, sodium, resins and salt. This mixture was used mainly to treat the textile fabrics such as wool and skin. Legend […]

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