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Ask the Doctors - Does olive oil help heal skin wounds?

June 12, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Does olive oil help heal skin wounds?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: Can olive oil be used topically to aid healing? Olive oil has been used since ancient times as a cosmetic and to aid skin healing.  The ancient Egyptians used it as an anti-wrinkle potion; the Romans used it as a moisturizer after bathing.  To this day, olive oil is used widely in many […]

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