WHY SHOULD WE TAKE EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL ON AN EMPTY STOMACH?

by | Feb 21, 2020 | Blog, Blog | 109 comments

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of those foods that the body absorbs directly, so when taken on an empty stomach, all the nutrients and benefits it provides are absorbed much better and faster and also its properties are multiplied.

The benefits of taking a spoonful of olive oil every morning on an empty stomach:

  • Improves the functioning of the digestive system: stimulates intestinal transit, promotes the absorption of nutrients, reduces gastric acidity …
  • It reinforces its anti-inflammatory properties, which help to alleviate gastritis.
  • Prevents the appearance of cancers related to the digestive system thanks to its high content in hydroxicortisol.
  • Stimulates the functioning of the gallbladder, reducing the formation of gallstones, and helps dissolve and eliminate stones that have already formed.
  • Helps to stop smoking: It is said that taking five drops of olive oil on an empty stomach every morning helps to combat the addictive effects of nicotine.
  • It helps to lose weight, as it has satiating effects that calm the appetite and also facilitates the process of transforming food, converting harmful fats into unsaturated fats or “good”.
  • It fights the hangover: olive oil creates a film in the stomach that makes the alcohol to be absorbed more slowly avoiding that discomfort in the stomach.
  • After seeing all the benefits that olive oil brings to our health, we realize that it is worth paying a little more and buying real olive juice: Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

To start the day with energy and help our body function better, we recommend taking a spoonful of extra virgin olive oil on an empty stomach, not to mention after a good breakfast.

109 Comments

  1. Larry Roxy

    After taking olive oil on an empty stomach, how long before you can start drinking water?

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    • Earlie Clark

      How long should you wait after taking olive oil before eating food or drinking water, coffee etc.

      Reply
      • Kathy DiCarlo-Vick

        How long before you can drink eater take your morning pills and eat breakfast.

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        • Asif

          How long should you wait after taking olive oil before eating food or drinking water, coffee etc.

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          • Rez

            I would say take the olive oil with lemon juice and warm water together.

          • Ronald

            How long do I have to wait before eating, drinking coffee or talking other medicine or vitamins

          • Ana

            30 minutes later you can eat or drink your coffee.

      • Kurtis

        Follow the olive oil with a tablespoon of lemon or lime juice to help clean out your liver too. Wait 10-15 minutes then eat breakfast. I’m 72 & lost 15 Lbs of gut fat in 2 months. My acid reflux has vanished. It may taste gross, but the cold lemon juice helps.

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        • Claudia

          How much olive oil did you take each morning?

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          • Dawn

            Teaspoon

          • Mahomed Farouk Hoosen

            Good

        • Kishore

          We need to know how many ml. We can take olive oil on empty stomach

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      • Richard

        My advice, just wait until your stomach needs it. Like drinking milk and then eating citrus fruits. I think that a half a cup of room temperature water with the oil would help.

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      • Alan

        Is it OK to wait two hours after taking extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice to eat breakfast to eat breakfast

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      • valerie Hartmann

        i dont take pills on an empty stomache because i throw up after wards upsets my stomache alot

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    • Ashraf ali

      Gd

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    • Richard

      First time taking olive oil how much is required before it has effect on the body systems

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      • Connal dorsey

        Will olive oil coat the stomach enough to take a medication that should be taken with food.especially when you are trying to fast?

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    • Maxine

      I don’t know

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    • M.Ponpragasam Arputharaj

      When to drink water after drinking Olive oil?

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      • Golden Mamah

        For how long do you have to continue taking olive oil in the morning

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      • Ron Robles

        Does this really help with cholesterol and blood sugar

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    • Faihan

      Middle eastern people recommend taking a sip of water immediately after drinking extra virgin olive oil

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      • Augustus chukwu

        Can Extra olive oil kill bacteria

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    • Alwi

      Hi
      Does drinking 2 spoons of olive oil clear our arteries from plaque.Appreciate your response.

      Thanks
      Alwi

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      • Eurich Hunt

        Ah i am from the middle east and I have never recommended that to anyone. The people i know who drink olive oil do it before bed and with no water after.

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    • Kathy Proctor

      When can I eat or drink after taking a tsp of Olive oil for constipation

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    • Chubby

      After taken Olive oil on an empty stomach,how long can one drink water?

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      • Nathan

        How long after Olive Oil on empty stomach is Breakfast?

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      • TIGIST

        together warm 2cups of water

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    • Alex Solwo

      After taking olive oil on empty stomach how long should I wait before eating or drinking

      Reply
    • Billy Ihenacho

      Can I Take Olive Oil And
      Other Supplements, Like, Vtamine C, E, B, A, Fish Oil,Zinc, Ginko Biloba, Also What Supplement Can Best Reduce The Effect Of Facial Wrinkles,

      Reply
    • MSG

      30 minutes advised to me by my trainer, works for me.

      Reply
    • Mohammed Junaid Imran

      Give 15-30 mins of time after taking the oil

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    • Satram Das

      After taking olive oil on an empty stomach, how long before you can start drinking water?

      Reply
    • Connal dorsey

      Will olive oil coat the stomach enough to take a medication that should be taken with food.especially when you are trying to fast?

      Reply
    • Anthony Omene

      After taking olive oil on empty stomach, how long eat or drink water?

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    • LewyLewis

      I would drink cool water or cooled boiled water if its still warm would help the oil spread out more…

      Reply
    • Sadi

      Soon after taking olive oil . I have to run to toilet , is it normal ?

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    • Juan Morales

      How long should wait to eat breakfast when u take olive oil and lemon

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      • Dustin

        That’s good. Your gall bladder is strong. Take this as a positive.
        Bile flow is a huge indicator of health.

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    • Mahomed Farouk Hoosen

      Good

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    • T. Goswami

      Should I have it in totally empty stomach or after having the morning glass of water. If having it before water after after how long can I have water

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      • Marie T.

        I am not a doctor, but I believe that if you are taking the extra virgin olive oil early in the morning, you could wait at least 30 minutes before drinking a glass of water. That’s what I do and I noticed that it curbs my appetite as well. I get full easily and I no longer crave for sweets. Above all, it makes me feel better!

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  2. Bhekimpilo Sithole

    Hie, but for me l started take the olive oil every day morning and l also take hot water so which one to take first.

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    • Vinnie

      No matter what, always have a glass of water first thing in the morning and then start with the other things you need to take empty stomach.

      Reply
    • Paul Adams

      Hello
      I have had issues with kidney stones and a fatty liver. Will taking a tablespoon of virgin olive oil morning and night help me

      Reply
    • Sal

      Its helpful help in depression also because its brain food the fatty acids everyone trying to avoid fat but its wrong amazing take 3 spoon morning before sleep 2 spoon

      Reply
  3. Bob Leos

    What brand of olive oils are best?

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    • Gates

      What is the best olive oil

      Reply
  4. Bassey Enun

    I am a type 2 diabetic and have dementia.Is it true that extra virgin olive oil taken with empty stomach once daily 30mins b4 breakfast will help me?

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    • Ric Donato

      Coconut oil has shown to be good for Alzheimers.

      Reply
    • Sturner

      Folic acid is also good

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    • Sal

      Take morning or before you sleep

      Reply
  5. Jas

    I start taking olive oil in the morning & in the evening before go to bed . It really good feeling plus it’s in everyone’s kitchen. So use it & stay healthy
    Bunth

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  6. Nora Barker

    How much do you take . Teaspoon,dessert spoon etc. ‘tis.

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      • Syed Wahaj

        One table spoon.

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    • Michele Movius

      1-2 T

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  7. Dr. Yash Pole

    I entirely agree with the benefits accrued from the consumption of the EXTRAVIRGIN Olive Oil, but I am at variance with the timing ! It makes me feel full early in the morning giving a feeling of bloating ! Not to mention the soporific effects of the fat making me drink more cups of black tea devoid of any deleterious carcinogenic effects of the white sugar ! Hence I take a couple of spoons of the Olive oil with some warm milk at night before bedtime to deepen the sleep ! And it has proved extremely beneficial thusfar !

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    • Rhoda

      Just started today I read it helps with constipation will let you know the results

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    • Eileen P Lee

      Wow this is good to know

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  8. ricky houseman

    Where’s the evidence for any of your claims? Please cite your sources.

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    • Lisa Morgan

      I just started taking it today, so I am just wait!

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      • Jennifer

        I started using extra virgin olive oil at nights. My reason was for my heart which would be racing on mornings when I wake up. I can hear it actually pounding in my chest. When I use the e.v o.o. at night-time the very 1st night the heart rate returned to normal. I am amazed but will continue all my days. Thank you.

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        • Rosana

          Pounding heart means you need Magnesium! It will help it completely.. guaranteed .
          I suffer from SVT .. and my heart used to go up very high and this was my cure .. I take 3 times a day divide the dosis .. I don’t take more than 400 mg.

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  9. Patience Amoah

    I’ve been taking olive every morning before breakfast feel so good. I’m relaxed

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  10. DANIEL WILSHENEZKY

    I THOUGHT THEY SAY THAT THE BEST OIL IS FROM CRETE THE MOST PHYNOLS

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  11. DANIEL WILSHENEZKY

    DOES THE OLIVE OIL FROM CRETE HAVE THE MOST PHYNOLS? OR WHAT IS THE BEST?

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  12. Vili Lolie

    Well going on three weeks since taken one table spoon a day, I found that my coffee is not a must as it used too. Little effect have stimulated there in other areas but early days yet. Still continuing.

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  13. Larry McCollum

    If you think you have clogged alterirs should you drink extra or even regular olive oil daily.

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    • Michael

      What is the best olive oil to take by the Spoonful?

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      • Michael

        What is the best extra virgin olive oil to take by spoonfuls? Does it help with clogged arteries?

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  14. Larry McCollum

    I ask a question and it said o had already said that. If I did I never got an answer.

    I ask if you drink extra olive oil and you think your alteries or clogged should you drink it.

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    • Anna Hubisz

      I believe yes do the cold pressed olive oil it will keep the artery walls slippery and that will help keep the blood flowing through

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    • Yolly Sarmiento

      After a spoonful of olive oil , how long will I wait to take my morning breakfast?

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      • Jackie

        Will olive oil help arthritis in back?

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  15. Connie

    I tried taking 1table of extra virgin olive oil and 2 hours after I had loose stood and followed the same happned again 2 hours following.

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  16. Frank Hall

    I have been using it for a month and find my digestive system is very routine and healthy

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    • Yolly Sarmiento

      How many minutes before taking breakfast should I take a spoonful of olive oil?

      Reply
  17. Sam Saab

    I have IBS and this method combined with culturelle ultimate strength probiotics is absolute magic. Been doing this for 2 weeks and I invariably have a healthy and solid bowl movement after 5 minutes into my stretching and physio rehab routine. No more bloating, no more junk cravings and more energy. Highly recommended!

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  18. Ashraf ali shaikh

    Is olive oil is gd for diabetics

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  19. Douglas

    It’s God sent.
    In the Bible.

    Reply
  20. yakubu khalid

    did olive oil helps in the male developing organs and how I use it?

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    • John Anderson

      Yes. Where you come from, they take it anally.

      Stick the spoon right up there and wait for 2 hours to feel anything
      Do this every morning just after breakfast for 1 year.
      Guaranteed results

      Reply
  21. Alwi

    Hi
    Can you recommend any supplement tha can prevent heart diseas

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  22. Paul

    Hi Well I’ll have a go, hopefully to assist with my fast till midday, reducing calorific intake & allowing any benefits the oil gives. I’ve had a strained gut/diverticulitis and an Op to assist, so if EV Oil, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon etc etc helps me as I move towards old age then great! But of course cheat days can be expected… look after yourself folks!

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    • Susie Handy-Rountree

      I Also have diverticulitis and hope this or coconut butter/oil helps

      Reply
  23. T-Roy

    I see some very good questions posted, but no reply’s. Why?

    Reply
  24. Samuel London

    Concerned

    Reply
  25. enclavedeoliva

    Thanks to all of you for this interesting conversation

    Reply
  26. Michele

    There are no answers to the darn questions

    Reply
  27. Dwina

    Many great questions posted here, but no responses. Is there not anyone monitoring this post?

    Reply
  28. Germelina o. Salas

    Are there clinical studies to support the benefits of taking olive oil? Empty stomach would also before breakfast and also before lunch? Many tks

    Reply
  29. Arshad

    .it is best for piens health or piens eration….

    Reply
  30. Robert

    Drinking olive oil daily has also greatly improved the appearance
    of my skin. Diminishing age spots!

    Reply
  31. Andrew Juarez

    Can you take a teaspoon of virgin oil after breakfast

    Reply
  32. Valerie Williams-Conner

    How long should you wait before eating breakfast

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    • Fazila sayeed

      If there is a reply to any of the questions above there would not be repetitive questions to know about the waiting time of drinking water after consuming extra virgin olive oil.

      Reply
  33. FASINASI Edna

    That’s a good one. Can we drink it first thing in the morning while fasting

    Reply
  34. Kaisekare

    Thanks for sharing the valuable info and adding keys benefits of olive oil in our regular diet plan. Very nicely Explained. Keep the good work going!!!

    Reply
  35. MME

    Does any one know if this can be taken before morning exercises? I know that morning exercise is better on an empty stomach.

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  36. Rosana B

    Extra virgin olive oil helps gallbladder and helps cholesterol.. it also helps your intestines if you are constipated so it is very useful for various ailments.. you should take in morning on empty stomach with some water and then wait half an hour before eating or drinking anything else but water ! Good health..
    also Manuka Honey is also very good for Ulcers and Inflamation and Bacteria !! Make sure to buy UMF-15 or higher has more potency for killing bacteria! I have in morning first thing and has helped gastritis and acid reflux.. you can have a spoonful after eating anything acidic as well.. not for diabetics though!

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  37. Dr David

    I am a physician married to a holistic dietician. She pushed until I began the XV oil routine, which is as follows. 1 full tbsp XVOO along with 1 lg tbsp pure lemon juice. (This is as soon as you wake and go to kitchen). Wait 10 minutes then 8 oz of warm water. 7 days a week. It’s been about 17 months &noticed nothing, but I am 57 and in good health at good weight. However, wife recommended to friend of ours with fatty liver issue. He reports very positive results on liver

    Reply

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