This Olive Oil derivative is part of the soap production process called saponification, involving the hydrolyzation of Olive Oil in the presence of potassium hyrdoxide. Potassium Olivate is used in: Arnica Muscle Soak, Lavender Relaxing Bath Milk, One-Step Cleanser & Toner, Shaving Cream
It serves as a soap-like emulsifier, and it gently cleanses and nourishes the skin.
No side effects are known.
None are recorded. Please consult with a specialist.
Source: Weleda, http://www.weleda.co.nz/potassium-olivate/w3/i1003476/