Olive Oil Islamic and Scientific Benefits

The olive tree, one of the blessings of the plant kingdom, not only has its benefits according to Islam, but now scientifically it has proven that olives have a lot of benefits in our lives for all of us men and women. It helps with our daily nutrition and also acts as a medical ointment.

Today in this article, we are going to discuss olives’ importance in our lives, although everyone knows that olives have a lot of benefits.

In the Islamic way, it also has precious benefits. But very few people know that it was also mentioned many decades ago in Quran PAK. It is mentioned seven times in (Ayah) of the Quran. But nowadays, scientifically, it’s approved that olives have a lot of benefits. This can be used in two forms: raw and oil

Olive is considered a “blessed” fruit in Islam, and apart from being a good source of nutrition, it is also used as a healthy food and has its usage in “Ruqayah treatment.”

Olives are a gift from heaven (Jannah) to mankind. Olives are also considered of utmost importance in Islam.


It was narrated from ‘Umar that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
“اِئْتَدِمُوا بِالزَّيْتِ وَادَّهِنُوا بِهِ فَإِنَّهُ مِنْ شَجَرَةٍ مُبَارَكَةٍ‏.
‘Season (your food) with olive oil and anoint yourselves with it, for it comes from a blessed
’’زیتون کے تیل سے (اپنا کھانا) پکاؤ اور اپنے آپ کو اس سے مسح کرو، کیونکہ یہ ایک مبارک
درخت سے نکلتا ہے۔

Although if we discuss the benefits of olives in Islam, a lot of verses in the Quran have.


In Surah NAHL (ayah 11), Allah (SWT).

He causes to grow for you thereby the crops, olives, palm trees, grapevines, and from all the fruits. Indeed, in that is a sign for people who give thought. (Surah Nahl:11).

وہ تمہارے لیے اس سے کھیتی، زیتون، کھجور، انگور اور تمام پھل اگاتا ہے۔ بے شک اس میں ان
لوگوں کے لیے نشانی ہے جو غور و فکر کرتے ہیں۔ (سورہ نحل:11)

Now let’s talk about scientifically proven studies about olives.

Medical Benefits of Olive Oil

Nowadays, everyone knows how eating olives and using olive oil is helpful. Many types of research have been done on this, and it has given them all possible good results on the effect on the human body.

Medically, it has been proven that olive oil has a lot of beneficial effects on human health, including men’s, women’s, and children’s lives.

Many people raise questions about how olives can be used in our daily lives. Mostly for human health, it contains quite an amount of vitamins E and K.

  • Cooking food in olive oil, as experts say, has virgin extract and is not refined. Which helps to decrease the risk of heart disease.
  • Olive oil is not associated with weight gain or obesity, so olives can be eaten daily in salad.
  • Many people use it for skin because it has rich antioxidants to moisturize the body.
  • Olive oil use can reduce blood sugar, cholesterol, and uric acid.
  • It can be used in diabetes treatment, inflammation, and diarrhea.
  • It can also be used as a laxative mouth cleanser and as a vasodilator.
  • Olive fruit might also be able to kill microbes, such as bacteria and fungal infections.

Bottom Line

The article celebrates the revered status of olives in Islam, describing them as a heavenly gift and a source of blessing. It shares a hadith urging the use of olive oil from the blessed tree. Quranic verses underscore the significance of olives alongside other crops. Scientifically, olive oil is shown to offer numerous health advantages, including reducing heart disease risk, managing blood sugar and cholesterol, and potential antimicrobial properties. The article encourages integrating olives and olive oil into daily life for overall well-being and a healthier lifestyle.

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