Olive Tree, The Tree of Eternity
Height: 230cm |
☘ Origin: First domesticated in the Eastern Mediterranean between 8,000 and 6,000 years ago, mainly in the Levant area that today includes Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria
☘ Family: Oleaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Olea europaea
☘ Common Name(s): Tree of Eternity · Olive
Olive Tree symbolism means Peace, Wisdom, Fertility, Prosperity, Immortality, and Success. As well, the Olive Tree linked with blessing, renaissance and the light. It is one of the most well-known and often used symbols globally.
Olive comes from the latin saint's name Oliva. Its botanical name, Olea europaea means "European Olive". Moreover, its fruit is one of the sources of Olive oil in the Mediterranean and has served as an important agricultural significance for the Mediterranean.
Having an Olive Tree, as food-producing plant should increase your feeling of abundance.
☘ Also known as the ‘Tree of Eternity’, the Olive Tree does indeed an ancient history. With thousands of years of evolution the Olive Tree has adapted to cope with extreme conditions. These include drought, fire, poor soils and even very low temperatures for short periods.
☘ Olive Trees can live for many years and carbon dating has revealed some to be over a thousand years old. One of the oldest living Olive Trees in the world grows in Crete and is estimated to be more than 3000 years old. It has been growing and bearing fruit since Biblical times and has been declared a national monument.
☘ All year round olive trees help to clean and purify the indoor air by absorbing toxins, increasing humidity and producing oxygen. As a result, more fresh air around our house can do everything from elevate our moods, reduce our stress, and make us healthier and stronger.
☘ Adding one to your life immediately brings you a thing of beauty, and power, and love, and improves your overall of wellbeing. Go get some potted Olive Trees in your life.
☘ Medicinal uses: It could be amazingly impossible to count the medicinal uses and health benefits of the Olives, Olive Trees' leaves and Olive oil. Cardiologist, Dr. Steven Gundry says with levity “The only purpose of food is to get olive oil into your mouth.”