The olive, known by the botanical name Olea europaea, meaning “European Olive”, is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae.
Distribution: Portugal,Arabian Peninsula,China,Saudi Arabia ,Argentina,California
The olive tree, Olea europaea, is an evergreen tree or shrub native to the Mediterranean, Asia, and Africa. It is short and squat.
Leaves & Flower:- The silvery green leaves are oblong, measuring 4–10 cm (1.6–3.9 in) long and 1–3 cm (0.39–1.18 in) wide. The trunk is typically gnarled and twisted. The small, white, feathery flowers, with ten-cleft calyx and corolla, two stamens, and bifid stigma. The fruit is a small drupe 1–2.5 cm (0.39–0.98 in) long, thinner-fleshed and smaller in wild plants than in orchard cultivars. Olives are harvested in the green to purple stage.
The olive’s fruit, also called the olive, is of major agricultural importance in the Mediterranean region as the source of olive oil; it is one of the core ingredients in Mediterranean cuisine. The tree and its fruit give their name to the plant family, which also includes species such as lilacs, jasmine, Forsythia, and the true ash tree.
- The olive tree, Olea Europaea, has been cultivated for olive oil, fine wood, olive leaf, and the olive fruit.
- Olive wood is very hard and is prized for its durability, colour, high combustion temperature, and interesting grain patterns. Because of the commercial importance of the fruit, and the slow growth and relatively small size of the tree, olive wood and its products are relatively expensive.
- Olive Flower are component of Bach Flower Remedy and is essential in periods of physical, emotional, mental exhaustion. Individual who are drained or done before even giving a shot.These people in this state prefer to be alone & sleep and gets seriously ill.
After treatment, the individual using the Olive Flower Essence will once again recognise and honour the needs of his or her body.It strengthen both body and soul, also helpful in recovery of extremely debilitating conditions.