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Palestinian Nabulsi Olive Oil Soap

Palestine Nabulsi Olive Oil Soap

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130g bar traditional Nabulsi olive oil soap. Al-Jamal high-quality natural soap hand-made in Nablus in the West Bank, Palestine by one of the original Nablus families from a 10th century recipe. All-natural, made with virgin olive oil from the Holy Land, water and mineral salts. Leaves skin clean and moisturized.

Nabulsi soap was traditionally made by women for household use, even before the appearance of small soap-making factories in the 10th century. Nabulsi soap is ivory-coloured, with a natural and distinctive odour, free from artificial perfumes.

To make this soap the powdered ashes of the barilla plant (qilw) which grows along the banks of the River Jordan with locally supplied lime (sheed). The sodium compound is then is heated with water and the olive oil in large copper vats over fermentation pits. The solution of water and the sodium compound becomes increasingly concentrated in a series of 40 cycles repeated over eight days. During that time, an oar-shaped wooden tool known as a dukshab is used to stir the liquid soap continuously. The liquid soap is then spread in wooden frames to set. After setting, it is cut into the classic cube shape of Nabulsi soap and stamped with the company's trademark seal. The soap cubes then undergo a drying process which can last from three months to a year and involves stacking them in ceiling-high structures resembling cones with hollow centers which allow the air to circulate around the cubes.

Olive oil is considered as an effective anti-aging solution because it contains oleic acid and polyphenols. These important components work together in order to improve the texture and skin tone, giving every woman the skin she wants while combating early signs of aging. In addition to that, because olive oil soap is so nourishing, it can help replenish the oils that our skin loses as we get older and in return gives us a much smoother complexion, including minimized wrinkles, and a healthy glowing appearance.

Since olive oil is a natural and healthy component, it can be used for any skin type. Everyone in your family from babies to adults can be able to take advantage of the natural olive oil soap benefits, because it’s not harsh on even the most sensitive skin. Olive oil is also guaranteed to be hypoallergenic, which simply means there’s no need to worry about nasty skin reactions.

Since olive oil is rich in antioxidants, it can contribute to healthier and more radiant skin through reversing oxidation as well as repelling unnatural and damage-causing free radicals that are responsible for health problems, breakouts and skin diseases. Olive oil is known to be a natural source of essential nutrients and vitamins that are important to help you look and feel healthy at all times. Also rich in vitamins E and A, olive oil for the skin can help improve your skin’s appearance and boost your immunity at the same time. Its beta carotene content can also help stimulate the growth of new cells, promoting a more glowing and youthful appearance. The natural healing power of olive oil can be the best remedy for all types of skin complications as it can penetrate the skin and moisturize dry patches effectively.