The medicinal properties of the extract from olive tree leaves have been confirmed by science on many occasions. To date, it has been found that this powerful extract is highly beneficial for treatment of several health issues including problems with the cardiovascular and immune system, hypertension, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Although native to the Mediterranean countries, olives are also grown in the south of Australia, Peru and Chile. It was in ancient Egypt that olive tree leaves’ medicinal properties were first recognized and used. These leaves were also used for the mummification of pharaohs and symbolized a divine power.
In the 19th century folk medicine used olive tree leaves in remedies against high fever, while green olive tree leaves were brewed into tea to treat malaria.
Olive tree leaves have powerful antibacterial properties, which can treat a wide array of health problems including candida infections, meningitis, encephalitis, influenza, the Human Herpes virus 6 and 7, hepatitis B, pneumonia, common cold, Epstein – Barr virus (EBV), Herpes I and II, herpes zoster, malaria, fastidiousness, chronic fatigue, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, severe diarrhea, urinary tract infections, infections of the ear, dental surgeries, HIV / ARC / AIDS.
In addition, the extract from these leaves has been found extremely beneficial for heart health. For one thing, it prevents blood vessel damage, and, in the long term, protects against arteriosclerosis.
It’s because of the amazing health benefits of olives and olive tree leaves that the Mediterranean diet, which is based on high intake of olive oil, has become so popular all over the world.
One of the best dietary changes you can make to improve your overall health is to introduce, or increase your intake of olive oil (if you’re already using it). But, for optimal health benefits, the best addition to your diet is extract from olive tree leaves; this can be obtained in the form of capsules, oil or simply by using the leaves to prepare brew using these leaves and honey. If you’re using the oil, just drip several drops of the extract directly on your tongue.
The extract from olive tree leaves will improve your health on many different levels.