Beauty with Health
The most important ingredient of olive leaves is Oleuropein, which belongs in the team of the secondary herbal components. The olive tree produces this substance to protect itself from the invasion of microorganisms and insects. Oleuropein is a very effective antioxidant and it has anti-inflammatory qualities.
The great quantity of chlorophyll protects people from arteriosclerosis. Moreover, it has been proved that it has ephidrotical action.
Olive leaves provide with energy and fend for a general amendment of the health. More precisely they increase the resistance of the organization and they soften chronic annoyances such as aches in the articulations.
For thousands of years tea made from the leaf of the olive tree has been enjoyed throughout the Mediterranean.
The active compounds that are present in olive leaf are hydroxytyrosol, oleuropein, and tyrosol along with other strong antioxidants. The high amount of antioxidants can also help the body effectively to fight against illness as well as premature aging.
Oleuropein is actually a natural pesticide. It is able to fight bacterial damage. It has been shown that oleuropein is capable of protecting the human body from bacteria, viruses and infections caused by fungus as well.
Hydroxytyrosol, another component of olive leaf tea, is considered a strong antioxidant. This component is ten times stronger than the value of antioxidant that is present in green tea. Another highly powerful and efficient antioxidant tyrosol helps in protecting the body cells from injuries caused by oxidation.
Here are some of the health benefits*** that you can receive from olive leaf tea and/or olive leaf extract:
We recommend to ask the doctor before using olive leaves and also about the allowed quantity you can take.